Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 17, 2020

Nature-Based Preschool Business Planning Workshop

Date Mar 07 2019 - Mar 09 2019 Calendar ANCA Partner Events

When: March 7-9, 2019 (Thu, 6pm-8pm; Fri & Sat, 9am-4pm) 

Where: Held at Chippewa Nature Center, Midland, MI

Facilitated by: Rachel Larimore & David Catlin of Samara Early Learning LLC 

Registration: Early bird registration (through January 31) is $395; Regular registration is $485. Registration will be limited


NAI Region 2 Spring Workshop: Interpretation in Urban Parks

Date Mar 12 2019 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Calendar ANCA Partner Events

Join NAI Region 2 to discuss Interpretation in Urban Parks at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. Choose from 4 sessions focusing on 8 different topics! The workshop will also include a session with the host site and a panel discussion. See the event flyer here

Deadline to Apply for ANCA Peer Consult Financial Aid

Date Mar 15 2019 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Calendar ANCA Events

A Peer Consult from the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) is your chance to get insightful advice and proven problem-solving for your nature or environmental learning center, delivered by professionals who know the business — because they’re in it, too! Peer Consult teams are


Deadline for ANCA Leadership Award Nomination

Date Apr 01 2019 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Calendar ANCA Events

Do you know someone who has demonstrated best practices in leading a nature or environmental learning center? Have you been mentored by a fellow nature center administrator or know of a new leader who is doing an exceptional job? Recognize this person by nominating them for an ANCA Leadership


New England ANCA Region Meeting

Date Apr 12 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Calendar ANCA Region Meetings

Save the date for the 2019 New England Region Meeting at Sharon Audubon Center in Sharon, CT. Check back here for more details in the future. 

Michigan "Our Common Ground" Meeting

Date May 30 2019 10:00 am - 3:30 pm Calendar ANCA Events

This is the 2nd annual Our Common Ground regional meeting that brings together nature centers, land conservancies, parks, state departments, and anyone interested in creating and supporting a lasting conservation legacy. Pierce Cedar Creek Institute 701 W. Cloverdale Road Hastings, MI 49058.

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2019 Audubon Convention

Date Jun 26 2019 8:00 am - Jun 28 2019 5:00 pm Calendar ANCA Partner Events

Join Audubon in Milwaukee for Audubon’s biennial convention designed to bring together Audubon’s vast network of dedicated chapter, state, center, national, and international leaders from across all four flyways. This can’t-miss event will feature an array of inspiring speakers, in-depth workshops


Urban Ecology Institute Intensive

Date Jul 22 2019 - Jul 26 2019 Calendar ANCA Partner Events

Held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Learn from 20+ years of neighborhood transformation, more information here: https://urbanecologycenter.org/about-us/uec-4-day-intensive.html

ANCA Evolve Summit

Date Aug 20 2019 - Aug 24 2019 Calendar ANCA Events

The ANCA Summit provides the unique experience of connecting with other nature and environmental learning center administrators. There is no better way to discuss and share your questions, challenges, and lessons learned than face-to-face with your peers.

What can you expect?

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