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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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Monica Lopez Magee

Children & Nature Network
Director, Cities and Nature
Monica is dedicated to developing programs, policies, and partnerships that advance equity, academic achievement, and children’s health while fostering a love and stewardship of the natural world. She currently serves as the Director of Cities and Nature for the Children & Nature Network where she designs programs and partnerships that increase the capacity of municipal and community leaders to increase equitable access to nature. This work builds on her years facilitating storytelling, trainings, conversations, and experiences in New York City and Austin and Houston, Texas to draw upon our deep connection to the natural environment in inclusive ways. Her passion for the outdoors and giving back transcends into her family life where she can often be found gardening, hiking, paddling, and volunteer regularly with her family.