[Sust-mar] Joseph Cornell Sharing Nature Workshop in NS in October

J. Barlow j.barlow at ns.sympatico.ca
Sun Jul 22 10:19:53 EDT 2007

With Joseph Cornell

October 12 and 13
Shubie Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

With a free public lecture on October 11 in Halifax

Offered through a partnership of:
The Nova Scotia Environmental Network
The Nova Scotia Outdoor Leadership Development Program
Sense of Wonder Environmental Education

Well-known author and educator Joseph Cornell will share many creative ideas
for making nature education fun, meaningful, and deeply inspiring. You'll
learn about Flow Learning, a highly effective technique for outdoor
learning. This model shows you how to awaken enthusiasm for learning and
sensitively guide others, step by step, to more profound and uplifting
experiences of nature.

Joseph Cornell is one of the most highly regarded nature educators in the
world today. He is the author of the highly acclaimed nature awareness book
Sharing Nature with Children, a popular resource used by environmental,
school, youth and religious organizations all over the globe. Sharing Nature
with Children has been translated into twenty foreign languages and has sold
over 450,000 copies. Joseph has written five other nature awareness books,
and introduced Flow Learning, a powerfully effective process for
experiencing nature deeply. In 1978, Joseph founded Sharing Nature
Foundation to spread his work throughout the world. He is the honorary
president of the Japan Nature Game Association, an organization of over
10,000 leaders who use and promote his nature education philosophy and
methods in Japan and Southeast Asia. He travels regularly to work with
groups in other countries.

Sponsored by:
The Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection
Halifax Regional Municipality
The Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour

Register by September 21 for the early bird registration fee of $85 for
individuals, students, teachers and nonprofit and municipal employees, and
$125 for provincial and federal government employees and businesses ($105
and $145 after Sept.21).

Space is limited to 55 participants, so register early. E-mail
wonder at senseofwonderee.ca or call (902) 494-7644 for registration forms.


October 11

A free public lecture on Sharing Nature by Joseph Cornell followed by a
panel discussion with local nature educators will be held on Thursday,
October 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Potter Room of Dalhousie University's KC
Rowe Management Building (6100 University Avenue, Halifax, NS). This event
is sponsored in part by the Dalhousie School for Resource and Environmental

In wonder...

Janet Barlow
Sense of Wonder Environmental Education
j.barlow at ns.sympatico.ca

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