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Celebrate Earth Day with NWF at the Space Center! (Houston)
April 19, 10am-4pm
Join us at the Houston Space Center to celebrate Earth Day and take the carbon cleanse challenge! Your family can enjoy live music, activities, workshops and more. Learn about the No Impact Experiment
to see if you could go a full week without make an environmental impact on planet earth. It’s not about giving up creature comforts but an opportunity for you to test whether the modern “conveniences” you take for granted are actually making you happier or just eating away at your time and money.
: Houston Space Center [map
RSVP to this fun Earth Day on the Space Center website.
Meet us at the HBCU Climate Conference (New Orleans)
Join us at the 2nd Annual Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Climate Change Student Conference. It will educate minority students on climate change theory and experience as it relates to racial, social, public health, and economic disparities in the wake of weather related disasters. This conference features national experts, student poster sessions, and a gulf coast community tour.
Dillard University, New Orleans
Visit the Deep South Environmental Justice website to register online.
Join us @HipHopCaucus "Act on Climate" Tour (Atlanta)
Visit our table at the Hip Hop Caucus “Act on Climate” tour stop in Atlanta! Join celebrities, entertainment industry leaders, national leaders and local heroes promoting healthy communities and a sustainable feature. The mission of the Hip Hop Caucus is to organize young people to be active on issues that directly impact their lives and communities.
Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
Visit the Hip Hop Caucus website to register online.
Stop by at Earth Day Texas Festival (Dallas)
April 26-27, 10am-6pm
Visit our booth and meet Ranger Rick at the annual Earth Day Texas
! This family-friendly outdoor festival in Dallas inspires Texans and celebrates green lifestyle choices that can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment. Don’t miss David Mizejewski - naturalist, author, blogger and national media personality with National Wildlife Federation – who will be making appearances with some Texas critters both Saturday and Sunday.
Fair Park, Dallas
Compete in a Youth Earth Day Competition!(Chesterfield, MO)
April 26, 9am-2pm
We will be guest judging at Chesterfield’s Youth Science Fair during their free Earth Day festival
. The family-friendly celebration includes tree & native plant, recycling drive-thru, native garden grow-off, and musical entertainment.
Parkway West High School, Chesterfield, MO[map
Apply for NWF Emerging Leader Fellowship!
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Interested in career development and leadership opportunities within the conservation movement? National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for our Emerging Leader Fellowship Program
Since 2000, National Wildlife Federation has awarded over 170 Fellowships to students across the country working on projects ranging from campus-wide energy audits to implementing sustainable forestry practices; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, staff and community members at the fellowship campuses
. Application deadline is April 30, 2014.
Learn more and apply today!
Support Conservation Work This Month at H-E-B! (Texas)
Throughout the month of April and into the first week of May, look for the EarthShare of Texas display and tear-off coupons at the check-out stands in any Texas H-E-B and Central Market stores. You can tear off and add check-out coupons worth $1, $3, or $5 to your bill to support environmental work in Texas for the entire month of April.
H-E-B, in recognition of Earth Day, has selected EarthShare of Texas and its member organizations to be the April recipient for its in-store coupon promotion! H-E-B supports many EarthShare of Texas' organizations, including NWF's Texas office, with corporate grants or in-kind contributions. The April tear-pad promotion enables H-E-B customers to bolster the diverse environmental program work of more than three dozen EarthShare of Texas’ organizations. Your dollars will go directly to these organizations, benefiting both the Texas environment and economy. Look for the tear-off sheet at checkout!
WHERE: H-E-B stores throughout Texas
Seeking Event Volunteers in Texas
Wanted: Enthusiastic volunteers that can help man booths at various events in Texas! Events are seasonal mainly in the Fall, Spring and Early Summer. Event volunteers are generalist – helping in many different ways.
WHERE: Austin, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth areas.
Contact the Regional Center for more information.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions.
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