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Monday, April 16 • 8:30am - 12:00pm
Plenary Session and Awards Presentation - Sponsored by SYSYNC

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8:00 AM | Welcome 
  • Presenting of the Colors – Vermont Honor Guard
  • National Anthem
  • Welcome Remarks – Vermont Governor Phil Scott
  • Welcome Remarks – Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore
  • Welcome Remarks – Vermont Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter

8:20 AM | Storytelling for Scientists. Connecting People to Conservation, the Outdoors, Their Place, Through Science and Stories – Peter Forbes, Center for Whole Communities 

9:20 AM | Powerful Science Communicators in Our Own Backyard: A Northeast Science Slam
Hear about the great work happening in our own backyard with quick updates from around the northeast.

10:10 AM | Relationships, Family, Tradition, and the Outdoor Connection, and the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards – Isabella Milazzo

10:30 AM | Break 

11:00 AM | Awards Ceremony 
  • American Fisheries Society Awards
  • Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society Awards
  • Northeast Fisheries Administrators Association Awards
  • Northeast Wildlife Administrators Association Awards
  • Information & Education Awards
  • Law Enforcement Awards
  • Robert McDowell Award

12:00 PM | Adjourn for Lunch

Plenary Presenters
avatar for Peter Forbes

Peter Forbes

Center for Whole Communities
ABOUT PETER FORBES: My life work is focused on understanding, supporting, and facilitating healthy communities through civic dialogue, leadership development, and access to land, nature and place.  For twenty years, I've been creating curricula and leading learning experiences designed to help people transform their lives to better fit their values and to build professional relationships across divides of class, race, profession and ideology.I am both firmly rooted in one place, and also in service to communities and people across the country... Read More →

Isabella Milazzo

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Monday April 16, 2018 8:30am - 12:00pm
Adirondack Ballroom

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