SAVE THE DATE and plan to spend an exciting day at Laurel Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
on Sat., Sept. 14, 2013!
This is a day to explore our connections to our environment, as well as celebrate the 5th annual Conway EcoFest event in a spectacular way!
Our theme for 2013 is Cultivating Curiosity! Visitors of all ages will likely find a lot of exhbits, topics and activities that will piqué interest and ignite (or REignite) their curiosity ... we hope you will join us!
If you would like to be part of helping to develop any part of this exciting event, please contact us through this web site or call Debbie at 472-0901, Ashley, 548-2957, or Keith, 514-3881.
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!
It is not too early to start designing your gravity propelled creative cardboard car for the 2013 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!
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!