Black Faces, Green Spaces
Black Environmentalists Talk Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and
Environmental Joy at 2020 Taking Nature Black Conference
For Immediate Release – February 3, 2020
Chevy Chase, MD - The February 27 Taking Nature Black conference will include thought-provoking panel discussions, performances, and the Environmental Champions Awards ceremony with regional and national environmental leaders talking about the pioneering work of African Americans on climate change, environmental justice, and environmental joy! Panelists will address climate change politics, policies, and promosing solutions, urban and rural organic farming, ancestral lands, green careers and renewable energy, youth activism, outdoor adventures and much more!
About ANS: Throughout its history, ANS has championed nature for all by playing a pivotal role in conserving our region's iconic natural places from development including the C&O Canal, Dyke Marsh and, most recently, Ten Mile Creek. Past ANS member and board president, Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring, is credited with launching the now global environmental movement. ANS's nature experts provide hundreds of opportunities each year for children and adults to enjoy, learn about, and protect the environment.