Natural 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…

January 19, 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.

January 19, 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…

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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…

January 19, 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…

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Creature Teacher

The Creature Teacher brings wildlife education to you! Her exhibit will include the opportunity to see animals like coatimundi, snakes, and frogs — even tarantulas and scorpions. With such a wide array of amazing animals, the Creature Teacher not only educates but also makes learning interactive and fun.

January 19, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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The Birds & The Bats

Did you know bats save the U.S. economy $23 billion in pest control every year? Did you know birds are considered a keystone species because of their considerable affect on ecosystems worldwide? These winged creatures are fascinating and critical parts of global ecosystems. Learn more about these critters and the efforts to protect them with The…

January 19, 2017 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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