Andy Alm

Proceedings from the Conservation Learning Summit were printed and distributed. A press briefing was held in May to announce the results of the CLS. Richard Louv was the featured speaker.

The Institute Board of Directors approved the “Brandwein Medal” to be given each year to an individual or organization whose focus is in keeping with Paul and Mary Brandwein’s commitment to education, life-long learning, nature, and community.

On September 4, Brandwein Institute Chairwoman, founder, and driving force Mary Brandwein passed away after a brief illness.

Steve Hulbert and Cheryl Charles were elected to the Board of Directors.