Texas Children in Nature Network Summit

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2021 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit

Join us for our 2021 Summit.

Dates: December 2-3

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Hosts: Botanical Research Institute of Texas and Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Request for Session Proposals Due July 15, 2021

Keynote Speakers: Texas Children in Nature Network is excited to announce our two keynotes for this Summit:

  • Lisa Carlson - Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association. Throughout this past year of COVID Lisa has tirelessly led her organization through the public health crisis, and she has become more passionate about the importance of nature equity for our overall health. Join us as she speaks on Friday morning about her work and the importance of our work.
  • Angela Hanscom - Author of "Balanced and Barefoot" and the Founder of Timbernook, Angela is an Occupational Therapist specializing in nature interventions and child development. Join us Thursday afternoon as she speaks about her work and the importance of nature in a child's healthy development.

Registration will open August 1, 2021

Become a 2021 Texas Children in Nature Network Summit Sponsor

More information coming soon

We are watching the COVID-19 situation across the world closely, and will be adhering to all CDC guidelines in place for this Summit. We hope to meet in person in December of 2021, but are also evaluating options for a virtual or hybrid conference.

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Presenting Sponsor: HEB Foundation

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Tree Climber: Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center