On Tuesday, Oct 13, the Nature Connection Network hosted a call with some of our BIPOC leaders — Iya Tahira, Sangoma, Kapiolani Laronal, and David Vanderhoop — on what it means for us to be Leveling Up Our Nature Connection Organizations. Below is the invitation from prior to the webinar: 1) Taking action to include […]
BIPOC-Led Orgs can enter the code “reparation-award” to receive a lifetime 25% 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.
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 […]
As you may have heard, the Nature Connection Network is trying out Slack as a tool to facilitate more collaboration and connection amongst our members. If you value transparency, control over when folks can reach you, and ways to keep your many communications organized, please join us to learn more about Slack. Another new tech […]
Join Mishka Viscardi and Lily Sage for an informative session about Creating Safe Spaces for Queerness in Nature Connection. A recording of the webinar is available below: We will be starting a conversation about integrating the broad spectrum of queer identities into nature/based work. Together, we will be expanding on the ongoing discussion of de/coloniality […]
We’re excited for the 2020 NCLC! Heading into our fifth year of bringing together nature connection organizations, we’re very excited for the changes we’re making. The conference is a three-day gathering of nature connection school leaders designed to support growing our visions into successful, economically viable and regenerative businesses. This year we will continue our […]
Excited to announce that registration for 2019 Nature Connection Leadership Conference is now open! Details about the conference are online: https://wildearth.org/schools/nature-connection-leadership Wednesday noon through Friday at noon January 23-25, 2019 Lifebridge Sanctuary in Rosendale, NY The conference has sold out every year. Register today and reserve your space!
The Nature Connection Network and its member organizations, together, seek to remedy the disconnection from self, others, and the earth it has witnessed in communities and attributes to the drastic reduction in time spent out of doors (the EPA estimates 93% of the average American’s life is spent indoors) and concurrent lack of unstructured play, […]
Throughout the U.S., Canada, and internationally, there is a growing movement of nature connection organizations and wilderness schools that are cultivating character, confidence, passion and perseverance in young people and adults through long-term nature-based mentoring. The experiences and programs offered by these organizations range from topical workshops to multi-day experiential learning, and rites of passage. […]