Conversations on Conservation: The Nature Fix

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Sunday March 18

2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Preregistration required to reserve a seat.  Please preregister early as this program for adults is expected to sell out.

Program participants meet in the Auditorium at Rowe Woods Visitor Center

Hosted by Cory Christopher, Director of the Center for Conservation at Cincinnati Nature Center, this new series promotes science with solutions by sharing information about conservation research and initiatives and by connecting like-minded people who want to help make a difference.

 

The Nature Fix

Award-winning journalist and author Florence Williams discusses compelling findings outlined in her newest book, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative. Nature serves as a welcome reprieve from the endless demands and constant stimuli of modern life. She explores what current research indicates about the myriad health benefits of the great outdoors. What do these findings mean for a society that is increasingly disconnected from nature, and what can we do about it? Join us to share in the discussion!

Florence Williams is a journalist, bestselling author, podcaster and public speaker whose work focuses on the environment, health and science. She is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York TimesNew York Times MagazineNational Geographic, The New York Review of BooksSlate, Mother Jones and numerous other publications.

Following the lecture, Dr. Cory Christopher, Director of the Center for Conservation will moderate an open discussion between the presenter and the audience. Moving beyond the traditional Q&A, audience members will have the opportunity to network with each other about local initiatives relevant to the topic, and share ways that everyone can contribute. 

Free for Cincinnati Nature Center members.  Daily admission fee for nonmembers is included in ticket price. 

 

*Please note that cancellations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the event. No refunds or transfers of fees will occur if the request is made less than two weeks prior to the event.

 

Important Information For All Program Registrants:  Please retain your order number or print off a copy of the email acknowledgement as a receipt.  You will need your order number from your transaction to gain entry at the gate/to attend your program.

 

 

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