Back by popular demand, Tiny House advocate Beth Ann “BA” Norrgard is bringing her hand-built, 112-square-foot home to Fair Park. She will give home tours and speak about her sustainable lifestyle and dream for urban tiny house communities. Norrgard lives by example as she passionately advocates living a large life in a small space.
Bring the little ones and learn to ride a bike on this fun (and safe!) tot test track. Kids up to 8 can try out one of our fleet of balance bikes and show off their riding skills. Young riders race against themselves and each other at the BikeTexas KidsKup, a fun race for kids…
Earth Tank Prize 2016 is a new competition will award a total of $25,000 in prize money to three environmental non-profit groups looking to further their conservation and sustainability initiatives in Texas.
At the world’s largest public exhibition dedicated to environmental stewardship, visit more than 1,200 exhibits to learn from renewable energy pioneers, innovative green businesses, outspoken conservation advocates, leading architecture groups, prominent government entities like NASA and NOAA, and many more.
Earth Day Texas believes strongly in the power of film to influence hearts and change minds. This was proved In 2015 when EDTx hosted the Texas Premiere of the celebrated film Racing Extinction. In 2016, EDTx is curating a film series of new environmental documentaries to show all weekend.
Local Texas artists will take the stage to provide hours of entertaining music all weekend long. Come to hear your favorite local musicians or discover the next big thing right in your backyard.
Founded by celebrated entrepreneur Dean Kamen, FIRST Robotics is a non-profit charity designed to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST Robotics team from North Texas will set up an interactive demonstration at Earth Day Texas 2016 where they will showcase their recycling robots from past competitions. This area will…
This day of programming is specifically designed to engage business, civic, and community leaders in conversations about building a sustainable future. Friday will feature captivating speakers, specialized networking opportunities, and lively debates.
This workshop is perfect for the tech guru in your friend group, the aspiring STEM student, the tinkerer in the family. Leaders in their respective fields will present unique insights into the interconnected worlds of citizen science, statistics, the Maker Movement, and the profound ability of technology to empower individuals to affect positive environmental change.…
In the Green Speaker Series, expert speakers and panels will talk about everything from electric cars to bee pollination. They will share breakthrough innovations, practical home remedies, and how to begin building a sustainable future.
Katharine Hayhoe is a nationally renowned atmospheric scientist. She is also an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. Jenni Vanos is an assistant professor in the Atmospheric Science Group of the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University.
Theodore Roosevelt IV is the great grandson of the American president and celebrated conservationist of the same name. Roosevelt is a managing director in Investment Banking at Barclays, based in New York. He currently serves as chairman of the firm’s Clean Tech Initiative. Roosevelt is also board chair of the Center for Climate and Energy…
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EDTx 2016 confirmed and planned event programming. Additional programming will be posted weekly through April 1, 2016 and the confirmed event schedule will be posted at that time.