ve the date for Wednesday, February 28, 2018. That’s when the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) and its partners will host the second Taking Nature Black Conference (TNB). This signature one-day event will be held at ANS’s headquarters, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD.
The Taking Nature Black 2018 conference will feature an all-day Jobs Fair, with networking and professional development components designed to attract college students as well as new and seasoned professionals in environmental fields. Thought-provoking, Ted Talk-style speaker presentations will be scheduled concurrently.
Topics will include Green Jobs Now and in the Future, Diversity and Equity - Shattering Myths, Environmental Justice, Taking Charge of Your Career, Nature in Your Neighborhood, and so much more. African Americans who have made outstanding contributions to helping us understand nature and protect the environment will be saluted as environmental champions. Day-long mentoring opportunities will also be provided. A continental breakfast, lunch, and a closing reception will be included.
African Americans who have made outstanding contributions to helping us understand nature and protect the environment will be saluted as Environmental Champions.