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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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Stephen A Goldsmith

Center for the Living City
Center for the Living City
Salt Lake City and NYC
We are working on ways to get children deeply engaged in preserving and shaping the places they love. One of our current projects involves working with girls and young women around the world in what we call the Observe! merit badge project, funded by the Ford Foundation. Another project we're working on is with the Consortium for Dark Sky Studies, working to preserve dark skies in cities and towns. Dark skies, as part of nature, are also endangered. We are working to enhance these relationships with children around the globe.