April 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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ONLINE Earth Day Conference Program Planned In Response To COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 situation, the Nelson Institute will offer alternative programming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Instead of holding the conference at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center on Monday, April 20, as originally planned, we will offer a free, online experience that day. All registration fees will be refunded. Conference registrants should watch their email for more information.

The online program details will be posted to the following site:  Earth Day

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, this year’s conference will set the stage for a convergence between the past and the present. We will highlight the confluence between the traditional conservation and restoration of the planet and new, ecological innovations taking place in areas such as genetics and engineering. We will discuss how we can leverage the best aspects of the past environmental movements while incorporating an increased sense of social justice. And, perhaps most importantly, we will honor those with wisdom of the natural world, while exploring new lessons that can help us all to be better environmental citizens. Join us as we work together to craft a future filled with hope, positivity, and intentionality.