Theresa C. Guillette

diversity outdoors nature

Nature for all: Connecting communities of color with the outdoors

From an early age, many people don't feel welcome in outdoor spaces or inspired to pursue environmental science careers. That needs to change.

It's hot and disgustingly humid at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, North Carolina, and I've been up since 4 A.M., yet I can't wipe a grin off my face.
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Naturaleza para todos: Conectar a las comunidades de color con los espacios al aire libre

Naturaleza para todos: Conectar a las comunidades de color con los espacios al aire libre

Hace calor y hay una humedad desagradable en el lago Greenfield de Wilmington, Carolina del Norte, y llevo levantada desde las 4 de la mañana, y sin embargo no puedo borrar una sonrisa de mi cara.
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