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A Natural Start to Advocacy

The Nature-Based Early Learning Conference brings professionals together to explore and promote nature-based learning for young children. As the nation's largest gathering of nature-based early learning professionals, Natural Start Alliance’s annual conference is a unique opportunity to advocate for a future in which every young child receives access to high-quality education that includes nature and the environment every day. Sessions explore how to plan, implement, and advocate for nature-based early learning programs; report on new and relevant research; share best practices in teacher education; explore education policy; and examine other topics that advance the field of nature-based early learning.

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