Coming on April 3rd: Chicago Wilderness Congress, “Natural Allies: Partners in Conservation”

This year at UIC on April 3rd, the Chicago Wilderness Congress, themed “Natural Allies: Partners in Conservation,” will highlight diverse conservation partnerships among nonprofits, health organizations, cultural institutions, faith-based organizations, government agencies, and other groups that are critical partners in regional conservation.

Francis, JohnTake advantage of opportunities for collaboration, build new partnerships, and make connections to help secure a thriving and healthy Chicago region for both people and nature:

  • Learn from over 100 presenters at breakout sessions, roundtables, and the new “Breakfast of Champions” program
  • Hear inspiring environmental activist/educator John Francis (at right) speak about his journey
  • Participate in the Congress mentor program which connects students and professionals
  • Network at the evening reception featuring cuisine from Chicago’s ethnic restaurant and live music, thanks to the Chicago Cultural Alliance, and local craft beer from Two Brothers Brewing and Revolution Brewing

Join environmental professionals, activists, and students for the 2014 Congress. The deadline for early, discounted registration ends today, February 28, so register today!

Natural Allies: Partners in Conservation
Thursday, April 3, 2014
University of Illinois at Chicago Forum

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