From 2013 on, NatureCity Festival keynote events have encouraged thousands of people to think wild thoughts, make new friends, and cultivate a deeper relationship with the natural world.


2021 Keynote: “A Swale of a Day!”

2013 Douglas Olson – The Nature of Cities

2014 Grant Pearsall/Michelle Molnar – Valuing Urban Nature

2015 Dr. Shimi Kang/ Cam Collyer – Healthy by Nature

2016 Maria Campbell and friends – Reconciliation

2017 Maude Barlow – Blue Planet

2018 Harvey Locke – Nature Needs Half

2019 Maureen Murray – Studying Urban Wildlife

2021 A Swale of a Day!