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The 2021 Nature Connection Leadership Conference

Recordings are now available.


2022 CONFERENCE – SAVE THE DATE!

Online: 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.

➡️ Join Now for free as a BIPOC-individual
➡️ Join Now for free as a BIPOC-led Organization

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.

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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.

Ready to connect your team to the network?

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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.

  • 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 Vanderhoop
    Co-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 Gibbons
    Founder & 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 Brownstein
    Executive Director of Wild Earth

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Recent Webinars

BIPOC Elders on Leveling Up Our Nature Connection Organizations

As we work to undo past harm and to create a more just, inclusive, and equitable field of nature connection, listening and learning from one another is essential. This October, we were blessed to hear from several BIPOC teacher, Iya Tahira, Sangoma Oludoye, Kapi’olani Laronal, and David Vanderhoop, as they shared their experience and offered […]

Mentoring All Through a Trauma-Informed Lens with Carly Humke

Today, trauma is more widespread than ever. COVID, climate change, and persistent inequities are impacting individuals, families, and entire communities. As we provide nature connection during these challenging times, trauma-informed mentoring can help us to deliver a greater, more positive impact. In September of 2020, Carly Humke, an elementary school counselor, educator, and veteran nature […]

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.