Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 11, 2019

NAI National Conference in Denver, CO

Date Nov 12 2019 - Nov 16 2019
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The National Association for Interpretation will host its National Conference November 12-16 in Denver, Colorado. Plan to join colleagues from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the globe in Denver, and climb to new heights in discussing ways to ensure that interpretive programs

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Process of Interpretive Planning Workshop — Hickory Corners, MI

Date Oct 28 2019 - Nov 01 2019
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This 5-day workshop at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, Michigan builds upon your experience and knowledge of interpretation to create an understanding of a basic, comprehensive, interpretive planning process. It's a great way to train to become an interpretive planner and to

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NAAEE 48th Annual Environmental Education Conference — Lexington, KY

Date Oct 15 2019 - Oct 19 2019
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The North American Association for Environmental Education’s 16th Research Symposium and 48th Annual Conference will convene over 1,000 formal and nonformal environmental education professionals under the theme of “Educating for a Just and Sustainable Future.” Keynotes, concurrent sessions,

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ANCA Michigan Regional Meeting — Dryden, MI

Date Oct 11 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Location Seven Ponds Nature Center
Oct 11 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ANCA Michigan Regional Meeting — Dryden, MI

Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden, MI will host an ANCA regional meeting on Friday, October

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Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden, MI will host an ANCA regional meeting on Friday, October 11. Discussions and activities will include:

  • Keynote on Seven Ponds Field Tours
  • Naturalist-Led Trail Walk
  • Naturalist-Led Canoe Trip (limited space)
  • Facility and Behind the Scenes Tours
  • Nature Centers &
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E3 Ellensburg 2019: Integrating Environment, Equity & Economy in Education — Ellensburg, WA

Date Oct 05 2019 - Oct 06 2019
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E3 Washington and KEEN (Kittitas Environmental Education Network) are holding the first Washington State Environment and Sustainability Education Community Conference in over seven years; the conference will feature 34 sessions on environmental and sustainability education, October 5-6 at Lazy F Ranch in

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ANCA Minnesota Region Meeting: Titles, Salaries, Staffing Structure, and Job Descriptions

Date Sep 05 2019 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Join a gathering of ANCA-MN participants at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista, MN, to debrief and share resources from the ANCA Summit, share upcoming events/projects, and participate in a facilitated discussion around Titles, Salaries, Staffing Structure, and Job Descriptions. This will be an

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ANCA Evolve Summit

Date Aug 20 2019 - Aug 24 2019
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The ANCA Summit provides the unique experience of connecting with other nature and environmental learning center administrators. There is no better way to discuss and share your questions, challenges, and lessons learned than face-to-face with your peers.

What can you expect?

  • You will connect with
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Urban Ecology Institute's Intensive

Date Jul 22 2019 - Jul 26 2019
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ANCA Member, The Urban Ecology Center® (UEC), is hosting its second training Intensive for civic and community leaders from cities around the world this summer from July 22 – 26. Attendees are coming to learn about the unique urban environmental education and community center model that the UEC

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American Horticultural Society's 27th Annual National Children's & Youth Garden Symposium.

Date Jul 10 2019 - Jul 13 2019
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Join us this summer for the American Horticultural Society's 27th annual National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS), taking place in Madison, Wisconsin, July 10-13. At this professional development event, we are "cultivating tomorrow's gardeners by energizing, inspiring and training

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Urban Ecology Center's Institute Focus Workshop: Community Engaged Habitat Restoration

Date Jun 27 2019 8:30 am - Jun 28 2019 5:00 pm
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ANCA Member, The Urban Ecology Center, is a nationally acclaimed non-profit based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with 25+ years of experience using urban environmental education as a tool for urban renewal. 

Two-day workshops are a deep-dive into specific topics that are a pivotal part of the UEC’s

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2019 Audubon Convention

Date Jun 26 2019 8:00 am - Jun 28 2019 5:00 pm
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Join Audubon in Milwaukee for Audubon’s biennial convention designed to bring together Audubon’s vast network of dedicated chapter, state, center, national, and international leaders from across all four flyways. This can’t-miss event will feature an array of inspiring speakers, in-depth workshops

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Urban Ecology Center's Institute Focus Workshop: Community Science – Supporting Urban Collaborative Spaces

Date Jun 24 2019 8:30 am - Jun 25 2019 5:00 pm
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ANCA Member, The Urban Ecology Center, is a nationally acclaimed non-profit based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with 25+ years of experience using urban environmental education as a tool for urban renewal. 

Two-day workshops are a deep-dive into specific topics that are a pivotal part of the UEC’s

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Early Bird Pricing for the 2019 ANCA Evolve Summit Ends!

Date Jun 23 2019 11:30 pm - Jun 24 2019 12:00 am
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Join us August 20-24, 2019 in Milford, Ohio at the Cincinnati Nature Center for the 2019 ANCA Evolve Summit!

All lunches and dinners, Tuesday dinner through Friday dinner, are included with Full Package Summit registration. If you register for the 2-Day Rate, dinner the night before your first day

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ANCA Evolve Summit Scholarship Application Deadline

Date Jun 03 2019 11:30 pm - Jun 04 2019 12:00 am
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ANCA provides scholarship funding based on financial need. Priority is given to applicants with small budgets and to first-time attendees. Please call Jen Levy at 435-787-8209 with any questions. 

ANCA Michigan Region "Our Common Ground"

Date May 30 2019 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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This is the 2nd annual meeting for Our Common Ground, a gathering that brings together nature centers, land conservancies, parks, state departments, and anyone interested in creating and supporting a lasting conservation legacy. Pierce Cedar Creek Institute 701 W. Cloverdale Road Hastings, MI

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ANCA Minnesota Region Meeting: Outreach Programming

Date May 20 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join the gathering of ANCA-MN participants at Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville, MN, to learn about ANCA, share upcoming events/projects, and participate in a facilitated discussion around Outreach Programming. Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 Dale St N, Roseville, MN 55113 ...

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ 3rd Wildlife Viewing and Nature Tourism Training Academy Presentation Topic Proposal Deadline

Date Apr 26 2019 11:30 pm - Apr 27 2019 12:00 am
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The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ 3rd Wildlife Viewing and Nature Tourism Training Academy is going to be held February 17 - 21, 2020 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. This is an international event with people coming from all over the U.S. and Canada. The focus for this conference is

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Deadline for Proposal Submission- North Cascades Institute Mountain School Curriculum Consultant

Date Apr 23 2019 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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ANNOUNCEMENT

North Cascades Institute seeks proposals from interested individuals or teams to support the redesign process of our Mountain School curriculum. The outcome of the project will be an updated curriculum framework for the Institute's flagship program, which serves 2,700 students

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ANCA New England Region Meeting

Date Apr 12 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Save the date for the 2019 New England Region Meeting at Sharon Audubon Center in Sharon, CT. Topic:

Building Community Engagement through Nature Centers, Erin Kelly, Boston Nature Center

Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center (BNC) is a unique wildlife sanctuary located in the heart of the city. In the

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Urban Ecology Center Institute's Focus Workshop: From Transactional to Transformation - For Fundraisers

Date Apr 08 2019 8:30 am - Apr 09 2019 5:00 pm
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Join ANCA Member, the Urban Ecology Center's Development Team to:

  • Learn about the Urban Ecology Center’s unique way of fundraising
  • Vision an engaging donor stewardship and communication plan
  • Develop effective tools and resources for successful fundraising campaigns
  • Build strong relationships with
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Deadline for ANCA Leadership Award Nomination

Date Apr 01 2019 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Do you know someone who has demonstrated best practices in leading a nature or environmental learning center? Have you been mentored by a fellow nature center administrator or know of a new leader who is doing an exceptional job? Recognize this person by nominating them for an ANCA Leadership

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Deadline to Apply for ANCA Peer Consult Financial Aid

Date Mar 15 2019 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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A Peer Consult from the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) is your chance to get insightful advice and proven problem-solving for your nature or environmental learning center, delivered by professionals who know the business — because they’re in it, too! Peer Consult teams are

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National Association for Interpretation Region 2 Spring Workshop: Interpretation in Urban Parks

Date Mar 12 2019 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Join the National Association for Interpretation's (NAI) Region 2 to discuss Interpretation in Urban Parks at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. Choose from 4 sessions focusing on 8 different topics! The workshop will also include a session with the host site and a panel discussion. See

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Nature-Based Preschool Business Planning Workshop

Date Mar 07 2019 - Mar 09 2019
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When: March 7-9, 2019 (Thu, 6pm-8pm; Fri & Sat, 9am-4pm) 

Where: Held at Chippewa Nature Center, Midland, MI

Facilitated by: Rachel Larimore & David Catlin of Samara Early Learning LLC 

Registration: Early bird registration (through January 31) is $395; Regular registration is $485. Registration will be limited

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ANCA Minnesota Region Winter Meeting

Date Feb 22 2019 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Join the ANCA Minnesota Region at the Tamarack Nature Center, 5287 Otter Lake Rd, White Bear Township, MN 55110! The topic will be early childhood and 2019 planning. 

Find out more about the Minnesota Region here

Michigan Nature Center Summit

Date Feb 15 2019
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Attend the ANCA endorsed Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Nature Center Summit on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at the Ralph A. MacMullen Conference Center in Roscommon. This is a day-long workshop is for the Department's partners to learn, ask questions and discuss Michigan’s changing natural

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Texas ANCA Region Meeting

Date Feb 07 2019 - Feb 08 2019
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During the evening of Feb. 7th and all day Feb. 8th, 2019, at the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center in San Antonio, TX, the Texas Region will focus on the topic: "Nature Centers of the Future: What Role will we Play?". See the agenda here. Register here! Also, don't forget to share your success

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Deadline to Apply for BEETLES

Date Jan 28 2019 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Apply before January, 28 for the August 2019 BEETLES Leadership Institute! This next Institute will take place from August 11th-16th, 2019, in Northern California. The Institute is open to all outdoor environmental education programs that use science as a lens for looking at nature. The Institute is

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