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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted November 7, 2022

Thursday, 11/17/2022: November Conservation Cafe: Learn All About Land Acknowledgements

Thursday November 17, 7-8:30 pm Dear Friend, Have you encountered a land acknowledgment before? Where a speaker or group leader recognizes the ongoing relationship between Indigenous people and the land on which a group takes place? Have you wanted to learn more? Join Rico Newman, Elder of the Choptico Band of Piscataway Conoy, as he…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted October 31, 2022

Thursday, 11/03/2022: Conservation & Environmental Advocacy 101

I know you are passionate about protecting nature and fighting environmental injustice. At Nature Forward, we know that advocacy works. As Margaret Mead famously said: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Now, I’d like to invite you to learn…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted March 10, 2022

Tickets still available for Naturally Latinos Conference – register this week for a 35% off discount!

Please share broadly, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors we are able to make 35% discount coupons available! Otro mundo es posible/Another world is possible. Don’t miss our 4th Naturally Latinos Conference happening March 22-26.  Click for details!  Use code PLANCOM35 for a 35% discount. Student tickets and scholarships available too! Calling all Hispanic Environmentalists and Allies! Join…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 18, 2022

Saturday, March 26, 2022: Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society

Join us to talk with Latinx colleagues, activists, and experts. We’ll tackle climate change, environmental justice, immigration, indigeneity, outreach, journalism, career development, advocacy, and more. You’ll  enjoy workshops, networking sessions, panels, film screening, music and dance. We look forward to gathering to re-connect, re-envision, re-commit, and re-vitalize our joy and hope for the future, juntos. Únase a nosotros…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 18, 2022

Friday, March 25, 2022: Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society

  Join us to talk with Latinx colleagues, activists, and experts. We’ll tackle climate change, environmental justice, immigration, indigeneity, outreach, journalism, career development, advocacy, and more. You’ll  enjoy workshops, networking sessions, panels, film screening, music and dance. We look forward to gathering to re-connect, re-envision, re-commit, and re-vitalize our joy and hope for the future, juntos. Únase a…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 18, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022: Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society

  Join us to talk with Latinx colleagues, activists, and experts. We’ll tackle climate change, environmental justice, immigration, indigeneity, outreach, journalism, career development, advocacy, and more. You’ll  enjoy workshops, networking sessions, panels, film screening, music and dance. We look forward to gathering to re-connect, re-envision, re-commit, and re-vitalize our joy and hope for the future, juntos. Únase a…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 18, 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022: Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society

  Join us to talk with Latinx colleagues, activists, and experts. We’ll tackle climate change, environmental justice, immigration, indigeneity, outreach, journalism, career development, advocacy, and more. You’ll  enjoy workshops, networking sessions, panels, film screening, music and dance. We look forward to gathering to re-connect, re-envision, re-commit, and re-vitalize our joy and hope for the future, juntos. Únase a…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 18, 2022

Tuesday, 03/22/2022: Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society

  Join us to talk with Latinx colleagues, activists, and experts. We’ll tackle climate change, environmental justice, immigration, indigeneity, outreach, journalism, career development, advocacy, and more. You’ll  enjoy workshops, networking sessions, panels, film screening, music and dance. We look forward to gathering to re-connect, re-envision, re-commit, and re-vitalize our joy and hope for the future, juntos. Únase a…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 17, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021: How to Read Your Stream – Habitat Assessment Class

Learn from the experts at Audubon Naturalist Society: study stream science in our introductory classes, and you just might be inspired to become a stream monitor yourself!How to Read Your Stream* Wednesday, September 22 (7:00 – 9:30 pm) Virtual via Zoom Learn about the influence of land uses on streams, stream character and dynamics, bank…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 17, 2021

Sunday, September 26, 2021: How to Monitor Water Quality (Benthics): Field Workshop (Ten Mile Creek, Boyds, MD)

Learn from the experts at Audubon Naturalist Society: study stream science in our introductory classes, and you just might be inspired to become a stream monitor yourself!How to Monitor: Field Workshop* Sunday, September 26 (1:30 – 4:00 pm) Ten Mile Creek, Boyds, MD  We will visit a healthy stream to practice monitoring techniques and to collect…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted September 1, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021: Naturally Latinos Hispanic Heritage Month Roundtable: Caring for Community Through Crisis

Caring for Community through Crisis: Latinx communities responses to climate change, covid, and more. Thursday, October 14, 7-8:30 pm Join Audubon Naturalist Society and our partners for a candid conversation that explores how Latinx communities nationwide and in the Washington, DC region are responding to environmental, health, and economic crises while looking ahead to the future….

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 1, 2021

Stream Science Classes are Back at Audubon Naturalist Society!

Stream Science Classes are Back!  Learn from the experts at Audubon Naturalist Society: study stream science in our introductory classes, and you just might be inspired to become a stream monitor yourself!   How to Read Your Stream* Wednesday, September 22 (7:00 – 9:30 pm) Virtual via Zoom Learn about the influence of land uses on…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 19, 2020

Sign Up for Audubon Naturalist Society’s Spring Series Stream Science Classes [ONLINE]

For more than 25 years, the Audubon Naturalist Society has been teaching the natural history of aquatic ecology and training volunteer stream monitors to track the health of our region’s streams. Learn from the experts: study stream science in our introductory classes, and you just might be inspired to become a stream monitor yourself! Our classes are…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted April 21, 2020

April 28, 2020: Couch Advocacy 101: How to be an Environmental Advocate During a Pandemic

I’m reaching out to invite you to a virtual event that the Conservation team at Audubon Naturalist Society is hosting called Couch Advocacy 101: How to Be an Environmental Advocate During a Pandemic. This workshop will focus on how to communicate the importance of climate change and nature advocacy during this health crisis, how to explain…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted February 21, 2020

March 11, 2020: Conservation Advocacy 101: Move from Upset to Action! (Chevy Chase, MD)

Learn How to Turn Upset into Action! Widening the Beltway. Lead in school water pipes. Threats to a park. Contributing to the discussion on a new development coming to your neighborhood. Fighting climate change at the local level. Ensuring that our communities plan for a future of growth and development that respects residents new and…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 10, 2019

MOVIE PREMIERE: The Land of Woodend

MOVIE PREMIERE: The Land of Woodend Two Showings on Thursday, April 25 2:00 – 3:30 pm 7:00 – 8:30 pm (A Special Conservation Café Event) $15 Ticket Cost ANS Headquarters, Woodend Nature Sanctuary 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD Join us for the premiere of the Land of Woodend, an ANS and Heritage Montgomery…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 10, 2019

Advocacy 201 Workshop: Talking with decision makers, writing comment letters and testimony

WORKSHOP: Advocacy 201: Talking with decision makers, writing comment letters and testimony Audubon Naturalist Society 5/15/2019 6:30 – 8:30 PM If you’ve attended one of our introductory advocacy workshops (or if you haven’t!), come learn how to go deeper on some key advocacy skills: how to write comment letters and testimony so your recommendations get…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 10, 2019

Watershed Stewardship & Advocacy 101 Workshop

WORKSHOP: Watershed Stewardship & Advocacy 101 Audubon Naturalist Society 4/24/2019 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Is your community stream being threatened by development? Pollution a problem? Could your local official do something to help? Want to know what you can do at home to help the health of our streams and creeks? Join Audubon Naturalist…

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Eliza Cava added a new Job in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted December 13, 2018

Audubon Naturalist Society- Conservation Advocate

In accordance with ANS’ Strategic Plan and the need to respond to climate change, ANS is hiring three Conservation Advocates: one each for DC, suburban Maryland (Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties), and Northern Virginia. Each Advocate will individually and as a team: Research, coordinate and implement grassroots action and support advocacy on climate resilience, local…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted October 24, 2018

Advocacy 202: Getting your message out effectively via email tools and social media

Are you worried about saving a stream near your house and need to get your neighbors involved? Want to make sure your elected officials know how strongly you feel about protecting endangered wildlife? Do you want to make your online communications more effective?  If so, come to Audubon Naturalist Society’s Nov.1 Advocacy 202 workshop: Using…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Building Stronger NGO's

Posted October 3, 2018

Naturally Latinos Conference Session Proposals Due NEXT FRIDAY!

This is a reminder to get your thinking cap on and submit a session proposal for Naturally Latinos 2019! To submit a proposal, click here. Proposals are due on Friday, October 12. The Planning Committee is seeking proposals for engaging, exciting, and educating an audience that is diverse in backgrounds and expertise. The committee is looking…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 6, 2018

Submit a Session Proposal for Naturally Latinos 2019!

It’s back for 2019 — the 2nd Naturally Latinos Conference at Audubon Naturalist Society! Click here to learn more and see all the recent updates.   Registration will open soon! In the meantime, please help us build the agenda–submit a proposal idea for a session. The 2019 Naturally Latinos Planning Committee is seeking proposals for…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 16, 2018

Upcoming Conservation Cafe Speaker Series at Audubon Naturalist Society

  Enjoy a fun evening, learn about conservation topics, and support Audubon Naturalist Society! Join us in the historic Woodend Nature Sanctuary Great Hall for coffee and dessert while enjoying inspiring presentations on a variety of nature conservation topics. Click the link for each event below to see more information and register. Your registration fee…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 14, 2018

Watershed Advocacy & Stewardship 101 Workshop

Join Audubon Naturalist Society’s experts for a fun and empowering day at Woodend for an introduction to environmental advocacy & watershed stewardship! Join Us Thursday, September 20th, 10am – 2 pm Woodend Sanctuary Is your community stream being threatened by development? Pollution a problem? Could your local official do something to help? Want to know…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 9, 2018

September Stream Science Classes at Audubon Naturalist Society

For 25 years, ANS has been teaching the natural history of aquatic ecology and training volunteer stream monitors who track the health of our region’s streams. Learn from the experts: study stream science in our introductory classes, and you just might be inspired to become a stream monitor yourself! Our advanced classes are perfect for…

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Eliza Cava added a new Job in Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Posted April 30, 2018

Conservation Policy & Advocacy Summer Paid Intern

Intern Position Description:       ANS’ Conservation Program seeks an intern to research important conservation issues in our region to support our environmental policy & advocacy program area. Hours per week:              40. Duration of internship: May/June – August 2017 (10 weeks, start and end dates negotiable within that approximate time range) Intern Supervisor:           Eliza Cava, Director…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Posted April 12, 2018

Advocacy 202 Workshop: Using low-cost online tools and social media for organizing

Thursday, May 24 (6:30-8:30 pm) $15 ANS members/$20 non-members If you’ve attended one of our introductory advocacy workshops (or if you haven’t!), come learn how to go deeper on some key advocacy skills: Using online tools to grow your action alert lists, get your messages out, and build your power with decision-makers. This NEW workshop…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Posted April 12, 2018

Watershed Advocacy & Stewardship 101 Workshop

Tuesday May 8 (10 am-2:30 pm) $20 ANS members/$30 nonmembers Is your community stream being threatened by development? Pollution a problem? Could your local official do something to help? Want to know what you can do at home to help the health of our streams and creeks? Join Audubon Naturalist Society’s experts for a fun…

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Eliza Cava added a new Event in Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Posted April 12, 2018

Advocacy 201 Workshop: Talking with decision-makers, writing comment letters and testimony

Tuesday, April 24 (6:30-8:30 pm) $15 Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) members/$20 non-members Join Audubon Naturalist Society’s experts for a fun and empowering workshop on environmental advocacy! All are welcome. Led by Conservation Director Eliza Cava and Policy Consultant Bruce Gilmore.  If you’ve attended our 101 workshop (or if you haven’t!), come learn how to go deeper on some key advocacy…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 2, 2018

Upcoming Advocacy & Watershed Stewardship Workshops with Audubon Naturalist Society

Learn more, register, and become a member at www.anshome.org/training All workshops held at Woodend Nature Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD.   Advocacy 201: Talking with decision-makers, writing comment letters and testimony Tuesday, April 24 (6:30-8:30 pm) $15 ANS members/$20 non-members If you’ve attended our 101 workshop (or if you haven’t!), come learn how to…

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Eliza Cava added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2018

Audubon Naturalist Society – Creek Critters Citizen Science Outreach Internship

Intern Position Description:       ANS’ Conservation Program seeks one or more interns to help with our Creek Critters outreach program. Hours per week:              Flexible, average 20, including weekend outreach events Duration of internship: Flexible, April 2018 – August 2018. Ideal candidate will live in the region and be able to plan and execute 1-2 Creek Critters…

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Eliza Cava added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 28, 2017

September Stream Science Classes at Audubon Naturalist Society–biological monitoring, habitat assessment, invasive plants!

Audubon Naturalist Society is again offering our series of introductory Stream Science classes for those interested in becoming biological water quality monitors and anyone excited about what lives in and around our streams! Please join us at our Woodend Sanctuary headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD (we also have one field class) to learn all about…

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