The Connected Conservation webinar series focuses on tools and strategies the National Park Service can use to conserve park system resources at the landscape and seascape level. Learn more about innovative work underway across the continent to bring people together to collaborate on conserving our important landscapes and the myriad ecological, cultural, and economic benefits they provide.
Environmental Justice Mini-Series
Environmental justice (EJ) refers to meeting the needs of underserved communities by reducing disparate environmental burdens, removing barriers to participation in decision making, and increasing access to environmental benefits that help make all communities safe, vibrant, and healthy places to live and work.
Wednesday, May 11 2:00 ET/12:00 MT — The Role of Parks in Environmental Justice
Acadia & TEK, Rebecca Cole-Will, Chief of Natural & Cultural Resources
Grand Portage & Co-Management, Bill Clayton, Archeologist
Pullman National Monument & Getting Started, Teri Gage, Superintendent
National Capital Parks East & Building Meaningful Engagement, Tara Morrison, Superintendent
Thursday, May 26 3:00 ET/1:00 MT — Moderated Panel: A Practitioners’ Perspective on Environmental Justice
Thursday, June 2 3:00 ET/1:00 MT — Groundwork USA – Chartering a Just and Equitable Future for Urban Communities