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Taking Nature Black: An Audubon Naturalist Society Black History Month Celebration GET TICKETS 

Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Woodend Nature Sanctuary | FREE 

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month. Taking Nature Black features Bob “The Griot” Smith. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Taking Nature Black Cocktail Party reception. 

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~ Program At A Glance ~

9:00 am | Green Jobs Fair
Find your next career opportunity. Employers include: Audubon Naturalist Society, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chesapeake Research Consortium, National Wildlife Federation, M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks. 

10:30 am | Environmental Advocacy Panel Discussion & Listening Session
What are the environmental issues facing your community? 

Panelists: Vernice Miller-Travis, Vice Chair, Maryland State Commission on Environmental
              Justice and Sustainable Communities
              Diane Cameron, Conservation Director, Audubon Naturalist Society
              Irv Sheffey, Environmental Professionals of Color

1:00 pm | Working While Black in a Green Industry
Learn to work more effectively cross-culturally. 

Speakers: Judy Cohall, HR Generalist, M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks
               Whitney Tome, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, National Parks Conservation
               Association (NPCA)
               Nataki Kambon, Spokesperson, Let's Buy Black 365

1:00 pm | Keeping it Green At Home
Get great green tips from the experts on what you can do at home or in your neighborhood. 

Speakers: Mayor Jacqueline Goodall, Town of Forest Heights
               Dennis Chestnut, Executive Director, Groundwork Anacostia
               Alan Spears, Director of Cultural Resources, Government Affairs, NPCA

2:30 pm | Green Stories in Black
Featuring: Bob “The Griot” Smith
               Storyteller/Actor
               President, Griots' Circle of Maryland,
               National Association of Black Storytellers

3:30 pm |Taking Nature Black Cocktail Party

Tickets are FREE. Advanced registration encouraged to ensure space.  Get your tickets today.


Green Jobs Fair imageGreen Jobs Fair part of Taking Nature Black

Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 9:00 am to 12:00 noon 
Woodend Nature Sanctuary | FREE 

Are you a student, professional of color or vibrant retiree? Do you have a desire to give back to nature?  An interest in the environment? Then, find your next career opportunity at the Taking Nature Black Green Jobs Fair.  

See Who'll Be at the Job Fair! 


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Day-of program advertising opportunities, contact Kelli Holsendolph at 301-652-9188 x23.

Questions or sponsorship opportunities, contact Antoinette Sooh at 301-652-9188 x12.