Conservation Psychology Institute
Early Bird Rates available until April 15!
- Connect with cutting-edge research in the conservation psychology field related to human-nature relationships, behavior change, and communication strategies.
- Engage in exploring a range of approaches from individual behavior change to community resilience.
- Practice applying conservation psychology research to problems in real-world settings.
- Develop a new network of professionals for supporting applying conservation psychology in participants’ professional work.
- Conservation Psychology: An Introduction & Retrospective
- Physical & Psychological Benefits of Contact with Nature
- Nature Across the Lifespan: Developing Relationships of Care
- Encouraging Active Participation & Care for Nature
- Defining and Measuring Behavior Change
- Strategies for Influencing Conservation Action
- Strategic Messaging & Communication Capacity Building
New Special Guest Faculty: Dr. Ray DeYoung from the University of Michigan to speak about Foundational Sustainability and
Motivating Environmental Stewardship
- The Institute is particularly effective for participants who register as teams, and would like to work on a specific organizational challenge as part of the intensive.
- Communication and education practitioners from a variety of settings. We will customize the applications and welcome participants from organizations that focus on biodiversity conservation, human health, community gardening, therapeutic landscaping, land use planning, parks and recreation, children and nature, environmental education, climate change, and sustainability.
- Students and educators interested in a working knowledge of the field of conservation psychology.
- Individuals across a range of organizational settings interested in learning about conservation psychology principles.
Graduate Credit Available!