Saturday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire Blvd.
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 eventbrite.com. Note that all children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Lisa Brenskelle with any questions.
10:00 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
2:00 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 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. including:
Air Alliance Houston
Citizen’s Climate Lobby
Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Houston Climate Protection Alliance
Native Prairies Association of Texas
Willow Waterhole Conservancy
All those listed below under kids’ activities
Kids’ Activities 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 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