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CCNR-COEEA Conference 3-15: Call for Presentations, Registration, & Sponsorships

We are inviting presentation submissions for the upcoming Joint Conference of the Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources and Connecticut Outdoor & Environmental Education Association ( The overarching theme of the conference is Creating a More Equitable & Inclusive Environmental Sector.

Call for Oral Presentations & Posters: We seek submissions for 10-minute oral presentations and poster displays, focused on these two broadly related subthemes:

Natural Resources:

  • Equity & Inclusion in Natural Resources & the Environment

  • Coastal Resiliency and Climate Change

  • Forest Change

  • Soils

  • Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation

  • Water Resources

  • Green Infrastructure

  • Mapping (GIS) Data & Applications

Environmental Education (EE):

  • Equity & Inclusion in EE

  • Innovative Approaches & Tech in Informal and Formal EE

  • Tools & Resources for Program Evaluation

  • Green LEAF School Resources & Technology

  • Integrated EE Research

  • Integrating Climate Change Science into Curriculum

The joint CCNR-COEAA conference strives to provide an umbrella conference for the CT conservation and education community, all are welcome to submit abstracts! Abstracts are due Monday, Feb 15, 2021. Learn how to submit an abstract here:

Registration Now Open: Join us online for a variety of engaging presentations during our main program on Monday, March 15, 2021 and for a bonus workshop on Inclusion in Outdoor Recreation - Examining Culture & Bias on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Register here: CLICK HERE FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION LINK.

Visit the conference website ( to learn more about conference highlights, including:

  • Plenary Panel: BIPOC Young Environmental Professionals: Stories & Reflections to Guide Ways Forward

  • Keynote: Parker McMullen Bushman: Making the Outdoors Welcoming Spaces for All People

  • Conference platform facilitating 24 concurrent talks and an interactive poster & networking session (consider submitting an abstract by Feb 15th!)

Interested in supporting our effort and being a CCNR-COEEA Sponsor? Learn more here:

We look forward to seeing you on March 15-16, 2021!


Laura Cisneros

CCNR-COEEA Conference Chair


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