Melanie Allen, conservation and diversity coordinator for the Conservation Trust For North Carolina, delivered the keynote address at Everybody's Environment. Photo by Carrie Eidson

‘Everybody’s Environment’ discusses diversity in conservati­on movements

The Center for Diversity Education at UNC Asheville hosted the day-long conference “Everybody’s Environment” on Friday, Oct. 10. The event invited staff from local environmental and conversation groups, community organizers and the public to discuss strategies for creating a more inclusive environmental movement, with more diverse staff at environmental organizations and stronger ties to the communities they serve.