Come see NAEC this September.
NAEC plans to be visible at two events in September:
Ohio River Watershed Celebration
Thursday, September 18
10:00AM – 3:00PM
North Park – Rose Barn
> A morning Networking event in the Rose Barn with speakers, including a keynote presentation by NAEC president Bill Moul
> A falconry demonstration by the National Aviary,
> A display of alternative fuel vehicles,
> The first public demonstration of a “Hexacopter”- a drone that can collect water samples from the lake,
> Table displays with opportunities to learn about energy conservation and watershed restoration efforts,
> Activities for kids at the Pool area
> Food trucks
Two activities are limited by space available:
> A bus tour of the creek’s watershed and get a first-hand look at the work that has been done to improve the creek.
> Free canoeing thanks to the PA Fish & Boat Commission
The event is free thanks to generous donations from a number of sponsors. To attend, pre-registration is required. Each person attending must register separately. Registration is easy. Simply go to the website http://www.orwc.org/. There is limited seating for the bus tour of the Pine Creek Watershed and limited spaces in canoes. When you register please indicate if you would be interested to go on the tour, or for the canoeing. You will be notified if a spot is available. The web page also includes more information about this year’s celebration.
Green & Innovation Festival
Saturday, September 27
11:00AM – 4:00PM
Hartwood Acres – 2914 Middle Road, Allison Park.
Learn about sustainable living and innovation in all forms. Visit the NAEC booth.
This event will include earth-friendly food & product vendors, crafters, green living demonstrations, children’s activities & will much more. Admission and parking are free. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community. Enjoy delicious local food, interactive demonstrations, and activities. Plus, the festival is held jointly with Hay Days, a fun family event with a petting zoo, tractor rides, and other activities for kids! In 2013, the festival featured over 80 exhibitors from local nonprofits and green businesses, as well as events including an African drumming circle and a recycled costume parade!
For more information and a list of exhibitors, see http://www.alleghenycounty.us/greenfestival/index.aspx