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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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Teresa Rowley

North Vancouver School District, Cheakamus Centre
Environmental Learning Teacher
Squamish, BC
Teresa aka 'Granite' is an Environmental Learning teacher at the Cheakamus Centre in the North Vancouver School District (SD44). She holds a Masters degree in Environmental Education and Communication, and specializes in curriculum integration. Teresa brings with her a strong background in outdoor experiential and environmental education. She has worked with diverse learners in a variety of settings, including outdoor school, day and overnight camp programs, wilderness trips, local field studies, and service learning with community organizations. She is currently designing the new SD44 Outdoor Education Academy. Prior to joining Cheakamus Centre, Teresa most recently served as the department head of the TREK Outdoor Education Program at the Vancouver Board of Education. Before that, Teresa was a teacher in the Explore program at Collingwood Independent School, camp director at Camp Madawaska, and mountaineering instructor at Outward Bound Canada. Teresa has lived in the Sea to Sky Corridor for over three decades. Her childhood experiences exploring the temperate rainforest and waters of Howe Sound continue to inspire her work today.
Tuesday, April 18

5:30pm PDT

Wednesday, April 19

8:00am PDT

10:00am PDT

1:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

Thursday, April 20

9:45am PDT

11:15am PDT

2:45pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

6:00pm PDT

Friday, April 21

8:15am PDT

9:45am PDT