Writing Nature: Using words to Engage the Natural World

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Saturday, April 9, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Prairie Woods Nature Center
1603 Oak Grove Road
Hawarden, IA


Through this writing workshop attendees will improve their writing ability to perceive the natural world and to reflect on the meanings found in nature. Participants will learn through a series of short presentations, indoor writing exercises, and group discussions.

Ann Lundberg is a Professor of English at Dordt College. She specializes in environmental and nature writing as taught for the Creation Care Studies Program in Kaikoura, New Zealand. A native of Colorado, she has a Bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Wyoming and has spent several summers working as a Ranger with the National Park Service.

Pre-registration required, only 15 spots open. Register by clicking here. $10 cost that may be paid at class. Ages teen through adult. After registration, a selection of optional readings will be emailed to do in advance of class.