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Environmental Extravaganza

Faith Lutheran Church

4600 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire  77401


10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Registration Link or Contact Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creation-care-festenvironmental-extravaganza-tickets-63929657326

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 gcs.lrc@gmail.com 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

Native Prairies Association of Texas

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

Harris County Parks Dept.

Houston Botanic Garden

Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Texas Master Naturalists, Gulf Coast Chapter

Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.

Vegan Society of Peace

Westbury Community Garden

Wildlife Center of Texas