Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

March 25, 2023, Wesleyan University, Middletown

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Conservation Education: Empowering Students to Help Our Planet

Wednesday, May 18
Noon - 1:30pm

How do we get young people more involved with land trusts? Led by Dennis Liu, Vice President of Education for the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, this esteemed group of environmental educators will share their experiences, insights, and tips to create dynamic experiential programs that inspire and connect students with the natural world and build the next generation of conservation leaders.


Dennis Liu, Facilitator, Vice President of Education, EO Wilson Foundation
Bryan Avery, Americorps Public Allies Member, Connecticut Forest & Park Association
Laura Cisneros, Assistant Extension Professor, UConn Department of Natural Resources and the Environment & Institute of the Environment
Susan Quincy, Environmental Educator, CT DEEP Kellogg Environmental Education Center
Amanda Thompson, President, East Granby Land Trust

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“Absolutely amazing! So many great ideas emerge not only from the workshops but also in talking with other partners from my region who are equally as energized and inspired by the day.”

- Mary Ellen Lemay, Aspetuck Land Trust

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