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Connecting People to Nature: From Caring to Conservation and More

Hear from three experts exploring research, strategies, and benefits of connecting people to nature: Louise Chawla, University of Colorado; Lauren Watkins, Impact by Design; and Sheila Williams-Ridge, University of Minnesota. 

NAAEE featured experts dove into the research about why it's important to connect people to nature, explored strategies and tips for reaching different audiences, and discussed the role that nature connection plays in fostering stewardship behaviors—with the ultimate goal of helping you think about how your programs can better connect people to nature and make positive impacts toward conservation.

The worksheet attached accompanies this webinar. Use this worksheet to reflect on the presented material and think about how you might apply it to your work as an educator/program manager.