The Murie Ranch hosts Front Porch Conversations throughout the summer to engage the community in conversation around conservation issues.

The Journey of a Lifetime: Child Development through the Lens of Conservation

Looking through the lens of child development, we’ll explore how families and other adults can shape a child’s connection to place and conservation over their course of becoming a young adult.

The Journey of a Lifetime: Child Development through the Lens of Conservation

5:45-7 p.m. • Mardy’s Front Porch

Speaker(s): Michelle Sullivan, Incoming Director, Wyoming Afterschool Alliance

Facilitator: Michelle Heaton, Head of TSS Independent School

Session Description: As parents and mentors, our role in a young person’s life changes over time. Looking through the lens of child development, we’ll explore how families and other adults can shape a child’s connection to place and conservation over their course of becoming a young adult. We’ll pay particular attention to the exquisite transformation of adolescence.