Presentation on theme: "Marstel-Day Wildlife Awareness Campaign Mamie A Parker Former FWS Assistant Director Diverse Conservation Partners Urban Wildlife Refuges Continuous Growth."— Presentation transcript:
CONSERVATIONIST S PARENTS STUDENTS TEACHERS COMMUNITY LEADERS
Celebrate Achievement Envisioning the Future Children Nature Network NWRA Community Service Volunteerism Leave No Child Inside Chicago Wilderness, Connecticut
School Yard Habitat Program Helps Teachers and Students Create Wildlife Habitat on School Grounds Stewardship Social Development Technical Assistance, Project Guidance, Teacher Training and Written Resources English, Math, Science, History, etc. Working with Education Department on new school construction and renovation
Building Diverse Partnerships Connecting Kids to Nature Our communities have more advocates, healthier populations and urban habitat Children are more driven to explore, discover and play while refining motor skills Our Students exercising their innate needs leading to a happier and more fulfilled child
Building Diverse Partnership Connecting All Kids to Nature Beyond Stuck, Stalled and Scared Keep going and growing
21 Marstel-Day Contributions National Wildlife Refuge Association http://refugeassociation.org/ http://refugeassociation.org/ – Championing the National Wildlife Refuge System through engagement, advocacy and on the ground programs Children and Nature Network http://www.childrenandnature.org http://www.childrenandnature.org – Vision: A world in which all children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives. – Mission: Leading the movement to connect all children, their families and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration and support of grassroots leadership.