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Presented by: Lehigh Valley Greenways Conservation Landscape
The Coloring the Conservation Conversation Workshop aims to inspire and educate attendees about increasing inclusion in conservation-related interests, programs and careers. The event is open to the public and the intended audience includes conservation professionals, local school administrators and teachers, and all people (community leaders, faith-based organizations, scout groups) that have the ability to expose youth to nature and conservation.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8:30am – 2:30pm – Registration required
Northampton Community College, Fowler Family Southside Center, Room 605
511 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 – Parking at SteelStacks
$15.00/person includes lunch
Register online at: http://store.delawareandlehigh.org/product/coloring-conservation-conversation/
Please include any dietary restrictions when you register.
A limited amount of scholarships are available for school administrators and teachers to attend this workshop. Click here for more information and scholarship application.
8:30 – 9:00am
Registration and Networking
9:00am – 12:00pm
Program led by Dr. Drew Lanham, Author, Poet and Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University
Dr. Lanham is alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University and lives in Edgefield, South Carolina. Dr. Lanham is a widely published author and award-nominated poet, writing about his experiences as a birder, hunter and wild, wandering soul. His first solo work, The Home Place-Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature (Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis MN) was published in 2016. Dr. Lanham is a Fellow of the Clemson University Institute for Parks and was most recently named a 2016 Brandwein Fellow for his work in Environmental Education.
12:00 – 1:00pm
Lunch and Networking
1:00 – 2:30pm
Facilitated Discussion: Future Inclusive Action in the Lehigh Valley
Sponsorship opportunities are available if your organization wants to support this workshop and future efforts to promote inclusion in conservation within the Lehigh Valley.