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Join the Wild Bear team and incredible community partners from Solarize, Nederland’s Sustainability Board, EcoCycle to learn more about local and global actions we can take to protect and support our planet in celebration of Earth Day! This event will feature local experts giving short and engaging presentations on important topics. Pre-registration required, space is limited. Masks and physical distancing required. This is an all ages event, but best suited for ages 16 and up.

Don’t forget to visit the Nature Center and complete our Earth Day scavenger hunt for a prize before or after the event as well!

How to Get There

Watch online or join us live from the Wild Bear EcoArts Lounge, located directly next door in the shopping center to the east nature center.

Schedule
1:00-1:40PM – Solarize Presentation
Nederland is set to take part in Solarize, a program model that makes solar for residents and businesses easier and less expensive for a limited time. Join us to learn about the benefits of solar energy and how you can sign up to receive a discounted solar system for your home or business
1:45-2:15PM – EcoCycle Presentation
Why recycle and compost? Climate change and Zero Waste.
2:25-3:25PM – Climate Reality Presentation with Eryka Thorley
Eryka is the co-chair for the Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) in Nederland. She holds a M.A. in Medical Anthropology and focused on issues around climate change and health. Eryka has been a trained Climate Reality leader since 2017.
3:30-4:00PM – Fire Ecology with Wild Bear
Naturalists from Wild Bear will present on fire ecology and its effects on mountain communities, and how we can take action to better understand and prevent fire in our lives.
Ticket Cost

FREE!

How to register

For in person, please register via our google form. For virtual, please visit our Zoom registration link here.

Wild Earth Week Speaker Series!

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Date/Time

Sunday, April 25, 2021
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Location

Wild Bear Nature Center

20 Lakeview Drive
Nederland, CO, 80466

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