Plan to spend an exciting day at Laurel Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on SEPT. 13, 2014!
This is a day to explore our connections to our environment, as well as celebrate the 6th annual Conway EcoFest event in a spectacular way!
Visitors of all ages will find a lot of exhbits, topics and activities that will piqué interest and ignite (or REignite) their curiosity ... we hope you will join us!
The goal of Ecofest is to provide respectful, balanced environmental education for all ages and interests in a fun interactive environment. It is our hope that you will walk away with a renewed commitment and understanding that our environment and our lives are all inter-connected. The more informed, the better choices we are able to make!
The great people from Raptor Rehab will be sharing knowledge about these beautiful Raptors. Also, check out their new website at http://www.rrca-raptors.org/
It is not too early to start designing your gravity propelled creative cardboard car for the 2014 derby! Great for individuals, or to promote your buisness or organization; you can use simple or complex designs. Visit the Cardboard Car tab to learn more, and to view past vehicles ... let your imagination go!!
Bring your lawn chairs and support your favorite team!
The butterfly release will be held at the main stage (white tent) at 1:45pm.
As a result of the survey conducted by UCA Business students, the 2012 EcoFest focused on Practical Solutions to Sustainable Living
THE NUMBER ONE INTEREST OF THOSE RESPONDING WAS …
Health Issues Related to Our Environment! Several other issues ran a close second, third and fourth.
With the help of several professionals, educators, volunteers and organizations, a new HEALTH section was introduced in 2012. It included excellent practical information, including Healthy Homes to avoid respiratory illnesses; a Prescription Drug Collection; skin cancer/care; proper eye care/protection; a comparison of food nutrients vs economics; green cleaners, and more. This popular section will be expanded in 2013.
Please join us as a visitor, volunteer, exhibitor or sponsor. Volunteers and exhibitors are encouraged to sign up early!
See you there!
To create a highly interactive environmental community festival that celebrates the interconnected web of life, demonstrates present ecological issues and imbalances, and explores creative ways to encourage more balanced, united and enjoyable living practices.
A Community in Touch!