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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

Please note: Schedules are now locked from being changed. If you would like to make changes to your schedule, please come see us at the registration desk. See you in Vancouver!
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Steve Chase

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chief, Division of Education & Outreach
Shepherdstown, WV
Steve leads efforts at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center to build our next generation of conservation professionals. He also oversees the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service history/heritage program and has organized a number of historical symposia on important figures and places in American Conservation History. He was a co-organizer of the seminal National Dialogue on Children and Nature event in 2006, and today works with a very talented group of people who focus on ensuring that nature stays relevant in our future society, especially with young people. Before joining USFWS in 1990, Steve worked as an educator, backcountry guide and caretaker, and outdoor industry buyer and technical representative. He is the former Board Chair at The Murie Center in Moose, Wyoming and the founding President of the American Conservation Film Festival.