The Nature Conservancy participates in the Earth Day March for Science on the National Mall in Washington, DC, April 22, 2017.
TNC Marches for Science The Nature Conservancy participates in the Earth Day March for Science on the National Mall in Washington, DC, April 22, 2017. © Lawrence Jackson

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Media Advisory: The Nature Conservancy to March for Science

Washington, DC

The March for Science is a gathering of science supporters advocating for evidence-based policies, public engagement in science, and a diverse and inclusive scientific community. As a global conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy supports the march’s goals and embodies its mission by bringing people together to find solutions to the greatest environmental challenges we face today. Now is the time to stand up for science and to stand up for future generations.

Check out the schedules for our Teach-in Tents and "Ask a Scientist" Expo Booth, for the profiles of our experts and scientists.

WHAT: The March for Science: Teach-in Tents, Rally, March

WHO: The Nature Conservancy’s scientists and staff will be out in force in Washington, DC, and cities across the country, at the March for Science to stand up for the value of science around in the U.S. and around the world.

WHERE: Washington, D.C. on The National Mall

WHEN: April 14, 2018

  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM: The Nature Conservancy takes part in the Teach-in Tents programming with presentations such as youth advocacy, green infrastructure development and investment, and tackling climate change (see schedule).
  • 12:00 (exact time TBC): Keynote address from Heather Tallis, The Nature Conservancy’s global managing director and lead scientist for strategy innovation.
  • 2:30 PM: March (meeting point TBC at the National Mall)

PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Photo and interview opportunities will be available before, during, and after the March for Science, including during the teach-in tent sessions, with The Nature Conservancy scientists and experts.

 

Additional information: For a full list of activities or to schedule an interview with one of our experts contact media@tnc.org. Additionally, please take a moment to fill out this form to obtain press accreditations for the event.

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.