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Nature is for everyone: Black and brown faces in America’s wild places

Nature is for Everyone: Black and Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places, an event with morning and evening venues, with author, photographer, and outdoor advocate Dudley Edmondson will be held at Prince William Forest Park in the morning beginning at 10 a.m. and Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge. Lakeside Theater, 2645 College Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191, on Saturday, March 21, 2020 beginning at 6 p.m.. Here is the day’s schedule:

·      10:00am to noon - Hike through Prince William Forest Park, led by speaker Dudley Edmondson
·      6:00pm - Outdoor talk at Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge Campus
·      6:30pm - Reception with speaker and program partners
·      7:30pm - Talk by Dudley Edmondson
·      8:15pm - Community Conversation, Q&A
·      9:00om - Book purchase and signing, conversation

The event is free but registration is required. Space is limited. Register at https://GoOutside.eventbrite.com/

The event will feature a day ay of education and inclusiveness with author, photographer, and outdoor advocate Dudley Edmondson. Author of Nature is for Everyone: Black and Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places,  Edmondson’s public presentations promote unspoiled wild places and share his quest to make green spaces less white.

Kick-start the day with a morning walk led by Mr. Edmondson at Prince William Forest Park. Regrouping in the evening for a reception/social, with heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, and a book signing will provide opportunities to extend the community dialogue, encourage networking, and give people a chance to chat with each other and Edmondson.

The day is being sponsored by Prince William Conservation Alliance with: Virginia Native Plant Society, Todos Supermarket, Unity in the Community, Coalition to Protect PWC, Northern Virginia Community College, NAACP Prince William Chapter, National Park Service, Prince William Forest Park, Prince William County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism and Wetland Studies & Solutions.

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