Annual Summit On December 19, 2013, the Coalition hosted our First Annual Children in Nature Summit. Both Colin O'Mara, Secretary of DNREC and Mark Murphy, Secretary of DOE spoke about our essential work educating and promoting the benefits of connecting people with nature.
Mike Riska, Honorary Co-Chair and previous director of Delaware Nature Society inspired guests and shared his expertise as committees worked on future objectives for 2014-15. New and returning committee members focused on implementation strategies and re-calibrated plans for the upcoming year.
2013 Mid-Atlantic Environmental Literacy Summit
The Education Workgroup from NOAA / Chesapeake Bay Program gathered in November and December to collaborate with education and governmental leaders from seven states to address environmental literacy throughout the region. Delaware is hand-crafting an environmental literacy plan based on the continuous efforts of this group that will be sponsored by a vast majority of stakeholders across our state.
Environmental Literacy Committee
Meaningful Outdoor Experiences Committee
Greener Schools Committee
Outdoor Connections Committee
Community Outreach Committee
Health and Fitness Committee