The Audubon Naturalist Society hosted its third Taking Nature Black conference on Feb. 27 in Chevy Chase, MD. And for the third time since the inaugural conference in 2016, the number of participants doubled.
The biannual conference, designed to give African Americans in the environmental field a space to share ideas, network, and support one another, has begun drawing attention from across the country as well.
Conference organizer Caroline Brewer said in-person registration hit capacity three weeks before the event, and they are looking for a larger venue in 2022.[Continue Reading]