The Natural Learning Initiative holds annual and special events that provide informative presentations, special topic sessions, workshops, and lectures. Below is a list of past events with photographs, videos, and descriptions of the happenings during each event.
Childhood Outdoors Design Institute
The Childhood Outdoors Design Institute offers inspiration and practical assistance for designing environments that will bring children in closer contact with nature to a variety of participants, including architects, landscape architects, designers, public health professionals, childcare providers, educators, children museum professionals, botanical garden and zoo educators, extension agents, master gardeners, parks and recreation professionals, horticultural therapists, and others.
Growing In Place Symposium
The aim of the Growing In Place Symposium is to stimulate discussion about how planners and designers can enhance the health and wellbeing of urban families in North Carolina, across the nation and world. As urban growth increases, new urban design policies are required to support the needs of citizens across the life span.