Green Omaha Coalition is sponsoring the Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha on Saturday, April 22 in Elmwood Park from 11am-5pm. Participate in 20-minute, interactive demonstrations covering topics such as stormwater and rain gardens, urban chickens and beekeeping, tree planting, composting and recycling, solar panels and energy efficiency, monarch butterflies, and more!
DEMONSTRATION TENT SCHEDULE:
11:00 AM Rain Barrel Demonstration – Andy Szatko, Omaha Stormwater
11:30 AM Tree Planting – Diana Failla, Urban Bird & Nature Alliance and Midtown Neighborhood Alliance and Kyle Johnson, Joslyn Art Museum
12:00 PM Worm Composting – WeCompost
12:30 PM Storm Water Management & Rain Gardens – Andy Szatko, Omaha Stormwater
1:00 PM Monarch Butterflies – Nancy Scott, Master Gardener
1:30 PM MUD Home Savings – Sarah Campbell, Metropolitan Utilities District
2:00 PM Rain Barrel Demonstration – Andy Szatko, Omaha Stormwater
2:30 PM Urban Chickens – Friends of Extension & 4-H Douglas/Sarpy County Foundation
3:00 PM Home Recycling – Firstar Fiber
3:30 PM Solar Panels – Eric Williams, Nebraskans for Solar
4:00 PM Home Energy Efficiency – David Holtzclaw, Transduction Technologies
4:30 PM Urban Beekeeping – Urban Beekeeping Club
Plus, the GOC will have a booth where you can find out more about the Green Omaha Coalition. Stop by and chat while making milkweed balls for monarchs, talking to some of the environmental award winners of the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair, and purchase monarch t-shirts from local Daisy Scout Troop #46419.
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See the full schedule of events at: earthdayomaha.org/schedule