SATURDAY, APRIL 21 | 11AM – 4:30PM


Green Omaha Coalition is sponsoring the Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Elmwood Park from 11am-4:30pm. Come out to participate in a series of 25-minute, interactive demonstrations and find out how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle!


11:00 AM  Environmental Advocacy – Chelsea Johnson, Nebraska League of Conservation Voters

11:30 AM  Tree Planting – Diana Failla, Urban Bird & Nature Alliance and Midtown Neighborhood Alliance

12:00 PM  How to Support Monarchs & Other Pollinators – Nancy Scott, Master Gardener

12:30 PM  Industrial Hemp: “That ditchweed along your fence might be more valuable than your corn” – Allan Jenkins, Professor of Economics at University of Nebraska-Kearney

1:00 PM   Hydroponics – John Geringer, Science Teacher at Creighton Prep

1:30 PM   Urban Chickens & Turkeys – Jeanine Brooks, The Chicken Underground

2:00 PM   Urban Beekeeping – Bob Cook, Omaha Bee Club

2:30 PM   Bus Riding 101 – Linda Barritt, Metro Transit Omaha

3:00 PM   Solar Panel Demonstration – Eric Williams, Nebraskans for Solar

3:30 PM   Storm Water Management – Andy Szatko, Omaha Stormwater

4:00 PM   Rain Barrel Demonstration – Andy Szatko, Omaha Stormwater

Plus, we will have a booth where you can find out more about the Green Omaha Coalition. Stop by and meet us!


Earth Day Omaha is the area’s single largest environmental event! There will be speakers, booths, demonstrations, children’s activities, tree climbing, food, beer garden, bike parking, health & wellness demonstrations, the Friend of the Environment awards, bands, candidate forums, speakers, and a presentation by Joel Sartore on his National Geographic Photo Ark.

See a schedule of the entire day’s events!

Check out the website and Facebook page for updates!