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"Making Sense of Place" with Dr. Charlie Brennan

  • Carnegie Hall, Room 05 90 South Macalester Street Saint Paul, MN, 55105 United States (map)

Making sense of place is something we all try to do - but how and why? Extremely high on the scale of human needs, it’s bound up with our identity and belonging. This workshop will introduce you to a substantial body of literature on this subject, an essential design tool, and a powerful, intimate way to create social inclusivity.


Charlie Brennan

With 30 years applied experience, Dr. Charlie Brennan is passionate about "bringing the land alive." From farming, landscape design, and garden-making, and conservation project work, to supporting Aboriginal Cultural Caring for Country, his passion for and fascination with this works has deepened. He is a social ecologist and researcher that has lectured about ethics and sense of place and worked as a facilitator for a range of conservation and sustainability alliances. Charlie offers innovative workshops and is a speaker at events and conferences, bringing together inspiration and experience to create joyful, abundant, and practical outcomes.