Richard Louv

Recipient of the Audubon Medal

Author of the International Bestseller Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder

Appearances: Richard Louv is available for virtual keynote presentations, interviews and podcasts via Skype, Zoom and Facetime

For Seminars and Speaking Engagements by Richard Louv:

Richard Louv is available to present seminars and speeches on:

Nature-Deficit Disorder® - the psychological, physical, spiritual and societal cost of the human disconnection from the natural world

— and other topics that promote children’s and adults’ exposure and connection to nature, including nature-based education environments, the role of nature in cities, application of nature in the field of health as prevention and therapy, strengthening the bond between humans and other animals, the need for environmental protection and preservation for all people’s access to nature, and the human right to positive connection to the natural world.

Please contact: Jacqueline Green, Public Relations
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 429-8157

Here you will find upcoming and past events.

Upcoming Events:

American Academy of Pediatrics Plenary, San Diego CA

Past Events:

California Teacher's College - Virtual

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Burrenbeo Trust, Co Galway, Ireland - Virtual

California Association of Young Children - Virtual conference

Children and Screens Virtual Workshop

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Nature vs. Climate & COVID-19: Security, Love, Restoration, EcoAmerica webcast

Camp Granite Lake Earth Day episode via Zoom

North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. Omaha, NE

Big Sur Land Trust, Carmel Valley, CA

Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums, Washington DC

Montessori Refresher Course, Association Montessori International, Bellevue, WA

8 Shields/Waldorf/Audubon California event, San Francisco, CA

McHenry County Conservation Congress, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego CA

Pritzlaff Conservation Award, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA

California Native Plant Society, San Diego CA

Village Books/Whatcom Middle School (In partnership with North Cascades Institute), Bellingham WA

Our Wild Calling, Seattle Town Hall//Elliot Bay Books, Seattle WA

Ted Turner's Captain Planet Exemplar award, Atlanta, GA

Westside Montessori Toronto speaker series, Toronto, Ontario

Our Wild Calling, Powell's Books, Portland OR

Our Wild Calling, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver CO

Robert W. Crawford Award, National Recreation Foundation, Cincinnati OH

Book signing, Hill and Hamlets, Serenbe, GA

Pirate Read, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

50th anniversary, EEAI conference at McCormick's Creek State Park Nr Indianapolis, IN

Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

Book signing, Maine Audubon, Portland ME

Maine Conservation Voters, annual Evening for the Environment, Portland, ME

PNBA Trade Show Signature Dish Author Feast, Portland OR

ChlldSafe, San Antonio, TX

Botanical Research Institute Texas(BRIT) event, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Ft. Worth, TX

Texas Baptist Church Weekday Education Association, McKinley, TX

Texas Baptist Church Weekday Education Association, Austin, TX

The Children in Nature Collaborative of Austin, Austin TX

Skype presentation: University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

C&NN International Conference, Oakland, CA

Fallbrook Library Author Talk, Fallbrook, CA

Words & Wisdom Luncheon, Children's Hospital Foundation, Richmond, VA

University of Rhode Island

Pacific Education Institute at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia WA

2019 Western Regional Outdoor Leadership Conference, Tucson, AZ

TAHPERD Conference, Galveston. TX

USC Integrative Medicine Conference USC, Los Angeles CA

Fontenelle Forest luncheon Bellevue, NE

University of Washington Health & Nature Symposium, Doug Walker Lecture, Seattle, WA

York County Department of Parks and Recreation, 50th Anniversary, Pennsylvania

North Branch Land Trust, Pennsylvania

Skype: Early Childhood Health Outdoors conference, Colorado

Midwest Council of Forest and Outdoor Education community forum, St Louis, MO

Forest Schools Congress of the Midwest/Raintree School, St Louis, MO

Play Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

EUROPARC Federation Conference Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Pediatric Partners & Rady Children's Transforming Clinical Practices Temecula, CA

Healthy Urbanism and Neuroscience conference New School of Architecture and Design, San Diego CA

The Nat Speaker Series, San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego CA

New School of Architecture & Design, Commencement Exercises, San Diego, CA

MODA Forum, Portland, OR

Children & Nature Network Action Summit, Oakland, CA

Urban Roots, Reno NV

Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Ohio

Pacific Forest Trust, Forest Fete, San Francisco CA

Families in the Forest, Olympic Logging Conference, Victoria, BC

University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI

Fox Cities Earth Day, Appleton, WI

Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, Appleton, WI

Skype presentation, South Carolina Aquarium

San Bernardino County Museum 2018 Dome Talks series, Redlands, CA

Nature Talks, Philadelphia, PA

Village Garden Club of La Jolla

Green Heart Schools Program, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane, Australia (via Skype)

Commonwealth Club, San Jose CA

George Washington College, Aurora University, Williams Bay, WI

Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix AZ

Plug into Nature, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA

Movement Makers National Active Living Summit, Richmond, VA

Children and Nature Network International conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA

Los Angeles City/County Conference on Gifted Education, Skirball Center, LA

WeCare Spring Speaker Series, SD Jewish Academy, San Diego, CA

WeCare Spring Speaker Series, Francis Parker, San Diego, CA

Dodge Nature Center 50th Anniversary, St Paul, MN

Parent and Faculty Education Presentation, Santa Monica, CA

Pilot School, Wilmington, DE

Cafe and Summit, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, ON

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine, San Diego CA

Association for Experiential Education, Minneapolis MN

"Positive Mental Health Using the Forest" The FEAP Academy, Grand Rapids, M (via Skype)

Skype, American Planning Assn, Idaho Chapter

Macon County Conservation District and Millikin University, Decatur, IL

A Morning with Richard Louv "Building a Nature-rich Community" Holland, MI

Evening with the Outdoor Discovery Center, Holland, MI

"Vitamin N: Creating a Nature-Rich Life" Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, ON

Guelph Outdoor School and Trillium Waldorf School, near Toronto, ON

Brookwood School, near Boston, MA

Kaiser Hospital Annual Pediatric Symposium, San Diego, CA

Environmental Educators of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

Louisville, KY

Carlsbad Library re-opening, Carlsbad, CA

Primeiro Seminario Crianca e Natureza, Teatro Tom Jobim, Jardim Botanico, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Primeiro Seminario Crianca e Natureza, Auditario da Bienal - Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo Brazil