Ben is a blogger for the Huffington Post. His writing and speaking focus on the benefits of outdoor time, and on nonprofit leadership.

SELECTED PAST APPEARANCES

  • Association of Nature Center Administrators – Jackson, WY
  • Benaroya Hall – Seattle, WA
  • Children and Nature Network Conference – Austin, TX
  • Clallam Nonprofits – Port Angeles, WA
  • Gates Foundation – Seattle, WA
  • Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden – Hong Kong
  • Kids Outdoor Alliance – Seattle, WA
  • National Parks of Taiwan – Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nature Play Conference – Perth, Australia
  • Net Impact Conference – New York, NY
  • Stanford University – Palo Alto, CA
  • Successful Schools in Action – Seattle, WA
  • TEDx Talk – 5th Ave Theater – Seattle, WA
  • University of Washington School of Education Commencement – Seattle, WA
  • Washington Nonprofits – Tacoma, WA
  • Washington State Recreation and Parks – Everett, WA

The following are some examples of Ben's work.

Keynote Address - Nature Play Conference, Perth Australia 8.28.16

Keynote Address - Nature Play Conference, Perth Australia 8.28.16

Interview by Educated By Nature Campfire Conversations Program 7.30.16 

Interview by Educated By Nature Campfire Conversations Program 7.30.16 

Keynote Address - Washington Recreation and Parks Association, Everett WA 5.5.16

Keynote Address - Washington Recreation and Parks Association, Everett WA 5.5.16


Accepting IslandWood Award - UW College of Education Commencement 6.13.15

Accepting IslandWood Award - UW College of Education Commencement 6.13.15

Recognized in "Doing More" Campaign - by Microsoft 6.19.15

Recognized in "Doing More" Campaign - by Microsoft 6.19.15


Enviro Ed in the Heart of the City - Children & Nature Network Guest Blog 4.6.15

Enviro Ed in the Heart of the City - Children & Nature Network Guest Blog 4.6.15

The Best Outdoor Apps for Kids - HuffPo Blog 1.15.15

The Best Outdoor Apps for Kids - HuffPo Blog 1.15.15