Erica Wheeler: inspiring connections between people and place

Keynote Performances & Speaking

Keynote Performances

Keynote Performances
Keynote Performances: Sense of Place, Story & Stewardship

Take a journey across the American landscape and the lives lived there through song, story, humor and reflection. Experience a narrative spell that illuminates your sense of place, no matter where you are. Undersand how fostering personal connections to places inspires stewardship.

These customized keynotes are educational, interpretive, entertaining, thought-provoking and uplifting.  They are unique becasue of Erica's ability to combine story, song, meaning and message to evoke a passion for place, and the work of stewarding place, in the hearts and souls of all who attend.

Attendees will:

  • See places through new eyes
  • Rekindle personal sense of place stories
  • Gain valuable time to reflect and integrate event content
  • Gather ideas for how to inspire sense of place connections in others
  • Leave refreshed & re-energized about the work they do


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"I attended a SVN (Social Venture Network) conference in a generic event space in Baltimore last year and was transported elsewhere to embrace the city through the story singing journey by Erica Wheeler as she connected us to its history and people in such an extraordinary way. She has such a gift for sharing the sense of people and place." Leslie Carrere, EKOterra and Restore the Forest

"You are missing out if you aren't trying to book Erica for your upcoming workshop or training event. Her work with the ‘sense of place’ concept through her Soulful Landscape workshop provides excellent hands-on exercises in an area that is so often perceived as intangible, while her keynote was just the dose of inspiration we needed." Kelly Farrell, Assistant Chief of Interpretation, Arkansas State Parks

"Dear John:  The Partners in the Parks program at Belmont on Saturday was an enriching experience for me and others I talked to at the event. Thank you so much for putting a great deal of thought and creativity into the event. Erica Wheeler and her music were the icing on the cake.  I bought all her CD's and found her lyrics and style so on-point for the event, thank you again."  Betsy Singer, Legacy Leadership Environmental Institute

Prior Keynote Performances include:
  • Acadia National Park, Interpwoods, ME
  • American Horticultural Society Youth and Garden Symposium, DE
  • Arkansas State Parks Spring Interpretive Training, AR
  • Georgia Environmental Educators Alliance Conference, GA
  • Idaho State Parks Interpretive Training, ID
  • Montana State Park and Montana Historical Society Interpretive Training, MT
  • Maryland Land Trust Alliance Conference,MD
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust Conference, ME
  • National Association for Interpretation Annual Workshop, KS
  • National Association of State Park Directors Conference, NE
  • National Association of State Park Volunteer Coordinators Conference, KS
  • National Religious Partnership for the Environment Conference, NY
  • Ontario Parks Natural Heritage Educators Spring Interpretive Training, ON, Canada
  • Partners in the Parks Celebration, Howard County Parks and Rec., MD
  • Wilderness 50th Celebration, USFS, Ripton, VT



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