Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza

When:
August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Faith Lutheran Church
4600 Bellaire Blvd
Bellaire, TX 77401
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lisa Brenskelle

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 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 [email protected] with any questions. 

Lecture Details:

  • 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:

  • Co-Housing Houston
  • Houston Climate Protection Alliance
  • Public Citizen
  • All those listed below under kids’ activities

Kids’ Activities 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. provided by:

  • Blackwood Educational Land Institute
  • Galveston Bay Foundation
  • Green Building Resource Center
  • Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
  • Gulf Coast Master Naturalists
  • Harris County Parks Dept.
  • Houston Botanic Garden
  • Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Garden
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
  • Vegan Society of Peace
  • Westbury Community Garden
  • Wildlife Center of Texas