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Devonian Botanic Garden Green Festival

Jul 19 2009 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Go Green at the Devonian Botanic Garden!

Come out for a day of fun while learning great ways to be environmentally sustainable! The Green Festival will include eco-business displays, sustainable living lectures, childrens' crafts from common household reuseables, family activities, tours of the Garden's famous indoor Butterfly House and Kurimoto Japanese Garden, and door prizes.

Sustainable Living Lecture Schedule

  • 11:30 Reducing Our Impact on Air Quality - Alberta Capital Airshed Alliance
  • 12:10 Renewable Energy Options - Home Pure Water & Solar
  • 12:50 Willows Zero Carbon Community - Godo Stoyke, Carbonbusters
  • 1:30 Socially Responsible Investing - Dan Hague, Investors Group
  • 2:10 Vegetarian Solutions for a Sustainable Environment - Vegetarians of Alberta
  • 2:40 Green Electricity for Homes & Businesses - Bullfrog Power
  • 3:20 Where to Invest Your Money to Increase Energy Efficiency - Alberta Environment
  • 4:00 Geothermal: Works & Worth - Geothermal Utilities

Sadly, efforts to secure an ETS shuttle have fallen through, but the Garden is setting up a ride-sharing program in its place. For more information please visit or call the Garden at 780-987-3054. 


Devonian Botanic Garden

Posted July 9, 2009 by Anonymous

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