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It's nature's way of healing. Nature Based Therapeutics are professionally facilitated interactions with plants, animals and natural landscapes to bring about measurable outcomes in human health and well-being. It is nature's way of healing all people in physical, social, emotional and cognitive ways.
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 2016 speak 2016 Nature-Based Therapeutic Conference
A Kinship of All Creatures: Broadening our knowledge of Human-Animal Interactions
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
MacMillan Auditorium, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Speak! is about our human partnership with animals, the natural world and the way in which positive interactions with animals increases individual health and community well-being. This conference will provide participants with a new understanding of animal intelligence and how the knowledge will advance the field of human-animal interactions. It is an opportunity for professionals, academics, and practitioners within schools, social services, healthcare clinics, community-based organizations and families to exchange ideas, discuss and collaborate in animal intelligence.

$150.00 Early birds (register before Oct. 1, 2016), and Arboretum members
$165.00 General registration
Fees include morning coffee/tea, lunch and admission to the Arboretum

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To Register for Class

To register online, click on the "Register" button listed with the class. Or call 612-301-1210 to register by phone. You can also view the Spring/Summer 2015 Classes Catalog  to see the full class offerings and use the registration form.

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Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be made two weeks prior to class date in order to receive refund. A $5 processing fee will apply.