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Meet Kenny Ballentine

Kenny Ballentine

Kenny Ballentine is a father to four wild "nature kids", an award winning filmmaker, and an internationally recognized speaker and trainer. He maintains a steadfast belief in a future where our everyday lives are as immersed in nature as they are in technology... a future where kids and families are living healthier, happier and sustainable lives. Kenny is the director of the award-winning documentary film "Nature Kids", the founder of the Nature Kids Institute and the host of the Nature Kids Radio podcast. His most recent film, "Estamos Aqui" was honored with a special screening in our nations capitol, hosted by The White House. He is currently in production on three new films on the human connection to nature and is co-authoring a book on the Nature Connection Pyramid. Kenny resides in beautiful Northern California with his wife and three children.
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