Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Children and Nature Conference- Nature Play WA

Nature Play WA’s inaugural Children and Nature Conference will be held in Fremantle on 28 August 2016.
The Children and Nature Conference is for educators, early years care providers, health professionals, parents, conservationists, land managers, state and local government employees and anyone with a keen interest in reconnecting children with nature. The full day program will comprise:
  •  talks from world pre-eminent speakers on the positive impact of nature on children’s health, wellbeing and education during this full day program;
  • world-leaders discussing the health impacts of nature including;
o   CEO of one of the world’s best environmental education institutions, who is one of America’s most effective campaigners for getting kids outdoors; and
o   former chief-scientist and Western Australian of The Year, Lyn Beazley.
  • insights into the connection between nature and positive childhood outcomes;
  • practical ways to engage the corporate and political sectors in the global movement to reconnect children to the natural world, and
  • opportunities for participants to network and engage with peers who are interested in connecting new generations to nature.
Venue: The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Date: Sunday 28 August
Registrations close: Friday 12 August
Cost: $240
Information regarding the day’s program, tickets, accommodation and the speakers’ profiles can be found on the website http://www.natureplaywa.org.au/children-and-nature-conference
For further information, please contact Katherine Healy on 9389 4050.
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