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 […]
Dear All, Since we don’t have Elephants on this continent, David Vanderhoop and I (Saskia Vanderhoop) propose to have a conversation around the Mastodon in the room. Recently, you may have seen some email trains zoom by that were prompted by an anti-racism training and resulting in a bunch of intense conversations around racism, decolonization […]
Since we don’t have Elephants on this continent, David Vanderhoop and I (Saskia Vanderhoop) propose to have conversation around the Mastodon in the room. Recently, you may have seen some email trains zoom by that were prompted by an anti-racism training and resulting in a bunch of intense conversations around racism, decolonization and cultural appropriation. […]
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!