Speaker Richard Louv
Sunday, July 23 | 4 p.m.
Pavilion general admission FREE, but reservations are required
Richard Louv shares research that confirms the importance of nature in our lives for physical and emotional health. He is a journalist and author of nine books, including most recently “Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life: 500 Ways to Enrich Your Family’s Health & Happiness” and New York Times best-seller “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder.”
Louv is co-founder and chairman emeritus of the Children & Nature Network, an organization helping build an international movement to connect communities to the natural world, and also serves as honorary co-chair of Canada’s Child in Nature Alliance.
As a journalist and commentator, he has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Times of London, Orion, Outside and other newspapers and magazines. He was a columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune and Parents magazine. Louv appears frequently on national radio and television programs, including the “Today” show, “CBS Evening News” and NPR’s “Fresh Air.” In 2012 was keynote speaker at the first White House Summit on Environmental Education.