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Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza
August 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pmFree
You are invited to the 2019 Creation Care Fest – Environmental Extravaganza! This free event is actually three events in one: lectures by expert speakers on The State of Our World, an exhibit by local environmental organizations, and a family-friendly festival with kids’ activities such as nature/environment-focused games, crafts, encounters with live education animals, seed planting (to take home & watch grow!) and much more. Please register for this event for planning purposes on www.eventbrite.com. Note that all children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Lisa Brenskelle at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
- 10 a.m. State of Biodiversity, Professor Kerri Crawford, University of Houston
- 10:45 a.m. State of the Air, Professor Dan Cohan, Rice University
- 11:30 a.m. State of Fresh Water, Professor Hanadi Rifai, University of Houston
- 2 p.m. State of the Oceans, Professor Hyun-Min Hwang, Texas Southern University
- 2:45 p.m. State of the Land, John Ferguson, owner of Nature’s Way Resources
Exhibits by local environmental organizations 12 – 2 p.m. including:
- Air Alliance Houston
- Citizen’s Climate Lobby
- Co-Housing Houston
- Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
- Houston Climate Protection Alliance
- Native Prairies Association of Texas
- Public Citizen
- Willow Waterhole Conservancy
- All those listed below under kids’ activities
Kids’ Activities 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. provided by:
- Blackwood Educational Land Institute
- Galveston Bay Foundation
- Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
- Harris County Parks Dept.
- Houston Botanic Garden
- Mercer Botanic Gardens
- Texas Master Naturalists, Gulf Coast Chapter
- Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
- Vegan Society of Peace
- Westbury Community Garden
- Wildlife Center of Texas