"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for whites or women for men." Alice Walker, American author

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Leave No Child Inside 2013 conference

 Chicago Wilderness Leave No Child Inside 2013 Conference

From the Chicago Wilderness web page:  
"The Chicago Wilderness Leave No Child Inside Conference provides environmental educators, teachers, community partners, outreach specialists, students, landscape planners and architects, and other professionals and interested members of the public with a forum to network and share lessons learned in the regional effort to connect children with nature.
The conference will be held on January 12, 2013, 9:00am-3:30pm. Conference topics include partnerships with nontraditional allies, creative use of small outdoor spaces, engaging teens and young adults, model capacity-building programs, and many more. Click here for the full session descriptions.
The event is organized by Chicago Wilderness in partnership with the Triton College Sustainability Center, and is made possible in part through the support of Triton College, the Illinois Green Economy Network, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, USDA Forest Service, and the Chicago Wilderness Corporate Council.
The Leave No Child Inside Conference 2013 will take place at the Triton College Student Center (Building B), 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, Illinois. Parking is free. For driving directions and public transportation information, visit the Triton College website at http://www.triton.edu/Campus-Info/
To register for the 2013 conference, please click here."

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