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Nature Writing Workshop – Week 2

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT


Join Bird Conservancy for a 4-week writing workshop focused on strengthening your connection to nature through writing. Each 1.5 hour session will include writing exercises, working with other writers and responding to their writing, and learning new ways to connect nature and improve  your own writing practice. You will also be given prompts for the week and will be expected to submit and respond to work before the next session.

Writers of all types and levels are welcome –  poetry or prose, beginning or advanced, we would love to have you!

The Workshop will be 4-weeks long, on March 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 5 – 6:30pm, and will cost $60 in total. We will host it on Zoom weekly, and the link will be sent to you after you register.
If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Mazur, Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected]


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