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16 02, 2016

At the intersection of gender, outdoor recreation, and environmental leadership

By |February 16th, 2016|environment, events, Featured, Uncategorized, women|0 Comments

Outdoor recreation and my life in the environmental sector have always gone hand in hand. I learned to scuba dive for the primary purpose of identifying coral species and measuring the growth of a reef. I surf and eat fish, so I advocate for clean rivers and oceans and sustainable fisheries management. I vote for the protection of wild areas- not to exclude people- but to provide us access to nature because I want to spend all my weekends hiking into that peace.

So you see how recreation and environmentalism are intimately tied to each other and so are their institutions. It’s not a surprise that organizations like Trout Unlimited exist; when people are truly and deeply invested in outdoor recreation for pleasure and/or food, they often become advocates by default. It’s not a surprise that our parks agencies are called “parks AND recreation”, and they seem to want more and […]

13 02, 2014

EcoWomen 10th Anniversary Gala

By |February 13th, 2014|events|0 Comments

EcoWomen and our founding chapter, DC EcWomen, is proud to announce our 10th anniversary celebration! Please mark your calendars and help us Celebrate a Decade of Extraordinary Women.

Thursday, April 24
Josephine Butler Parks Center
Washington, DC

More details will be announced soon, including our amazing keynote speaker. The event will feature a silent auction, DJ, and a photo booth, in addition to food, unlimited wine, beer, and a signature cocktail. This gala will be a night to remember!

Please visit our DC chapter website for more information and to buy your tickets. Early bird tickets go on sale Tuesday February 18th.

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