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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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Marghanita Hughes

Educating the Heart with Nature Art
Nature Art Educator
Marghanita Hughes specializes in reconnecting children with nature through meaningful art. Marghanita's nature-art activities are based on the spirit of sharing and caring and connecting with our natural world. Owner of "Educating the Heart with Nature Art” an online and offline program which provides solutions for educators, parents and organizations. Fostering a deep love and connection with nature. Encouraging children to explore and celebrate their unique sense of creativity. Founder of the “Let’s Go Outside” Revolution with a mission to change the way children spend their time. Throughout the year, Marghanita presents "hands on" workshops for educators wishing to learn how to actively engage children with nature and runs outdoor classrooms for children. Marghanita has been bringing nature-based art activities into schools for over 15 years both here in British Columbia and in Scotland, UK. Marghanita is a member of ArtStarts in Schools. She is also an award winning published children's author and illustrator.