In March of 2020, the Nature Connection Network transitioned from a Board-led to a Shared Leadership governance model. With support from our
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The 2022 Nature Connection Leadership Conference
February 23, 24, & 25, 2022
BIPOC Individuals & BIPOC-Led Organizations Are Eligible for a 100%-Off Reparations Award on NCN Membership
BIPOC-led organizations and BIPOC-individuals are eligible for free reparations membership to the Nature Connection Network.
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.
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.
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Join today. Start benefiting from more connection and collaboration.
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
$251-$500k per year$150 per year
$500k-$749k per year$200 per year
$750k-$999k per year$250 per year
I see the Network as a platform for growth in humanity, and as an opportunity for reconciliation with the original people of this land, for the teachings that have been given.
David VanderhoopCo-Founder of Sassafras Earth Education
Being part of the network is unifying and nourishing, and can only help us strengthen our relationships and work——at a time the world needs us most.
Angella GibbonsFounder & Director of EarthWalk Vermont
I am seeing the power of the network improve our schools and amplify our work. I count on the collective wisdom of all of the member schools in this network to help me solve simple and complex problems at Wild Earth. It feels like we are really working together as one!
David BrownsteinExecutive Director of Wild Earth
If you haven't already, save the date for the 2022 Nature Connection Leadership Conference. The conference will be online on Wed, Thurs, Fri, Feb 23,
Join us Oct 19 at 8pm ET for a webinar with esteemed elders about the role of elders in our lives and in our programs. What is the Role of Elders