Earth Day TX 2017

Natural Resources & Conservation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: National Parks Conservation Association

A National Parks ranger teaches a group of boy scouts how to build a fire at Earth Day Texas 2015. In a world focused on chasing the next best thing, it is easy to forget about the magnificent stillness of our country’s natural beauty. For nearly a century, the National Parks Conservation Association has been…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightNatural Resources & Conservation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Audubon Texas

Kids from summer camp examining insects and wildflowers in prairie, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill, Texas, USA. Audubon Texas is the state’s leading voice for the conservation and protection of natural resources for birds. Through the integration of science, conservation, policy and education, Audubon Texas is driven to restoring Texas’ natural ecosystems. As a…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightNatural Resources & Conservation

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Out On The Land

Dr. Larry Butler hosts Out On The Land, a television show by landowners for landowners who want to share their conservation successes and best practices. An expert in land management and conservation, Dr. Butler spent 32 years with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service before starting Out On The Land to give landowners a voice to share their best…

March 24, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Green Speaker Series: Stewardship

Earth Day Texas at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. Michael Martin Murphey is one of many landowners, ranchers, and cowboys that will share their commitment to conservation at Earth Day Texas. These speakers will discuss restoring the western prairie, working Colorado’s Front Range environment, and spending quality time outdoors.

March 24, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Land: Forests and Trees

In a general sense, everyone knows how important forests and trees are for human beings. Plants produce approximately half the oxygen on the planet. Every other breath comes from the forests, trees, and other plants of the world. Forests, like the Amazon rainforest, are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They…

March 24, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Water: Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

Water is synonymous with life on Earth. In each of its forms, water is the lifeblood of all humans, animals, and plants. Although we named it “Earth,” our planet is more than 70 percent ocean. Microscopic marine microbes like plankton generate the other half of all oxygen on Earth. Humans are just beginning to understand…

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Air & Climate

Air pollution and quality are global issues. Smog paralyzes cities from China to Indonesia, American children suffer from higher and higher rates of asthma, and poor air quality leads to thousands of premature deaths a year. The good news? There are some fantastic organizations and technologies out there cleaning up our skies. Weather and climate…

March 24, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Pollinator Awareness

This area showcases key actions that will help bring monarchs, months, bees, and other pollinators back to healthy populations. Earth Day Texas is looking to include a butterfly aviary with the help of the Texas Discovery Gardens, and showcase the efforts of a number of groups in this field, including: the White House Pollinator Health Task…

March 24, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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