In Our Nature

Explore Alabama’s environment through the eyes of its young, future environmentalists at Camp McDowell, a non-profit educational organization with a mission to connect young people to their environment and promote commitment to lifelong learning.

Take Action: Support Camp McDowell by donating to the scholarship fund and help a camper or student attend summer camp, McDowell Environmental Center, or a special session.

Learn more about Camp McDowell, upcoming events, and opportunities to register for teacher workshops.

About the Director

Johanna Obenda was born in Cape Town, South Africa and considers Dallas, Texas "home." A senior at the University of Alabama, she is studying History and French with an emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, Johanna co-produced her first short documentary film, “Black Noise,” which explores the lives of three deaf, black individuals in Alabama focusing on the concept of identity.

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