Join leaders from Nature Connection organizations throughout North America this February for our 6th annual conference where we will exchange best
Upgrade your approach
to nature connection.
The 2021 Nature Connection Leadership Conference
Recordings coming soon.
2021 CONFERENCE THEME:
What Is Our New and Evolving Role?
Recordings from this year’s conference will soon be available online! Click here to learn more about the 2021 Nature Connection Leadership Conference.
Join a fun & experienced group of nature connection organizations.
Draw upon the experience of other nature connection leaders and provide your team opportunities to collaboratively learn with peers.
Connect to your peers
Strengthen your leadership and prevent burnout through supportive relationships with your fellow leaders.
Access collective experience
Learn from the seasoned know-how of other organizations. The experience of other teams is an invaluable resource.
Build on resources
Address challenges and build capacity quickly by not starting from scratch. Stop re-inventing the wheel.
Collaborate and lead
Share your expertise and support nature connection beyond your organization. A rising tide lifts all ships.
BIPOC-Led Organizations Are Eligible for a 100%-Off Reparations Award on NCN Membership
BIPOC-led organizations can enter the code “reparations” to receive a 1-year 100% discount on membership.
This is not a scholarship fund, and we do not assume that individual BIPOC applicants do not have access to wealth—these reparations are offered with an attempt at integrity and a prayer for collective liberation. Read more about NCN’s Reparation Awards.
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Membership gets your organization exclusive access
Each membership grants your team exclusive access to our email listserv for Nature Connection organizations.
Choose your membership fee based on your organization's annual operating budget.
$0-$50k per year$75 per year
$51k-$100k per year$100 per year
$101-250k per year$125 per year
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Have you attended the Nature Connection Leadership Conference?
Alumni of the ’16, ’17, ’18 and ’19 NCLC were gifted a complimentary temporary membership to the Nature Connection Network. At the end of 2020 this complementary membership is expiring. We ask you consider joining the Nature Connection as an official member to assure our collective impact well into the future. Join now.