Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Sustaina--what? Sustainapalooza at Sciport on Saturday, April 16, 11 am – 4 pm

Nancy and Karen 004 by karen42288
Nancy and Karen 004, a photo by karen42288 on Flickr.

Sustainapalooza takes place at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center from 11 am to 4 pm, says Karen Wissing.
Admission to Sci-Port is buy one and get one free, thanks to Chesapeake Energy Corporation and the Shreveport Energy Efficiency Division.

Come listen to and interact with many local experts and community partners in areas such as alternative energy sources, establishing a healthy local food system, sustainable gardening, rain barrels, solar/wind energy, geothermal technology, recycling and composting resources, energy efficiency and green builders.

Highlights of this year’s 2nd Annual Sustainapalooza include:

  • Green Building
  • Geothermal
  • Residential and Commercial Energy Audits
  • Home Envelope Assessment
  • US Green Building Council
  • Local /Healthy Foods
  • Shreveport Farmers’ Market
  • LSUAgCenter
  • Environmental Organizations/Services
  • Shreveport Green’s ShrevCORPS
  • Pratt Industries – Recycling Division

Find out what is Shreveport doing to be more energy efficient with Tracey Graham of the City of Shreveport’s new Energy Efficiency Division and representatives from the Caddo Parish Green Economy Task Force will be on hand to share all the exciting things that you didn’t know your parish was already doing.

Environmental Day activities for all ages include:

  • Recycled Paper Making
  • Seed Balls
  • Make a Fossil
  • Enviroscape
  • Water Ambassadors
  • Water Conservation mini activities

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