Center for Ecoliteracy creative
director Karen Brown will speak May 3, 2011 at the San Diego Natural History
Museum. Her presentation, “Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability,” is
part of the museum’s Sustainable Planet: Children and Nature lecture series.
She will address how K–12 schools around the country are greening their
The lecture will focus on the efforts
of schools to enhance their curriculums to prepare young people for today’s environmental
challenges and inspire sustainable living practices and solutions. Karen will
discuss the Center for Ecoliteracy’s two decades working with schools and
organizations in more than 400 communities around the world, some of which is
documented in the acclaimed book Smart by
Nature: Schooling for Sustainability.
This lecture is on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 6:30-8 pm.
Advance registration is recommended.
Karen Brown, creative director of the Center for Ecoliteracy,
is an award-winning designer whose primary area of creative interest is communicating with
general audiences on issues of ecological literacy, education, and
re-localization. Her work has been included in the Smithsonian
Institution and Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and featured in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, and NBC's Today Show.