Re-Engaging the Nation’s Youth with Nature and Our National Parks

Speaker: Mickey Fearn-Deputy Director for Communications and Community Assistance, National Park Service

November 4, 2011 at 10:30 am at The AgriLife Center

Lecture by Mickey Fearn, Nov. 4, 2011, Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

As a public servant for more than 43 years, Mickey Fearn has worked with parks and recreation programs across the country. He has assisted with communications, public affairs, strategic planning, youth programs, international affairs, partnerships, legislative and congressional affairs, policy, and state and local assistance programs.

Before joining the National Park Service, he was creator and director of a summer youth program for Seattle Parks and Recreation for the City of Seattle, Wash. He also was the manager of the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative, director of the City’s Innovation Project, and director of Seattle’s Neighborhood Leadership Program. Prior to his work in Seattle, he served as a Washington State Parks and Recreation commissioner for 12 years.

Mickey Fearn is the National Park Service Deputy Director for Communications and Community Assistance. This position focuses on outreach and communications to groups currently underrepresented in parks.

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