New Directions in Environmental Education & Communication
Dr. Richard Kool,
Environmental Education & Communication Program,
Royal Roads University
Dr. Kool will lead presentations on a set of three themes:
* “Nature Deficit Disorder”: what do we know about how children connect with nature and what we can do to encourage that connection.
* Hope and despair in environmental education and communication: the psychological impact of the language that we use.
* Changing Behaviours: the use of persuasive communication and the power of social norms.
Dave Poulton, Executive Director, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Pat Letizia, Executive Director, Alberta Ecotrust Foundation
All advance registrants will receive an electronic copy of a long out-of-print book by the late Dr. Donella Meadows (author of Limits to Growth, Beyond the Limits), published by the UN Environmental Program, called Harvesting One Hundredfold: Key concepts and case studies in environmental education.
When: October 17, 2007, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
2425 9 Ave S.E., Calgary
Please consider car pooling or
using public transportation to
reach the Bird Sanctuary.
Fee: $25 (+ GST)
Thanks to the Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s
sponsorship, this price includes:
continental breakfast, lunch,
a sanctuary tour, coffee/tea
& an e-copy of Dr. Meadows’
Please reserve your place
by Oct. 5 to:
Seating is limited to 40
Special thanks to the Alberta Real Estate Foundation for sponsoring this event.
Added by codytorgerson on September 19, 2007