Earth Calendar for August 31st and September 1st

Aug 31, 2012

WaterStep, a nonprofit organization that works to save lives at risk from waterborne illness around the world, will host the first annual IF Water Conference,  Tuesday, September 18th from 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m at Louisville Kentucky’s Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the Idea Festival. The event will include dynamic presentations, interactive activities and thought-provoking discussions centered on the world's most precious and endangered resource - water.  The public is invited to visit the IF Water tent located at the Main Street entrance to the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, September 18th from noon-4:00pm, and on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from noon-2:00pm to view free live demonstrations and engage in conversations about WaterStep's work. A team of GE engineers and volunteers will work to assemble WaterStep's M-100 Chlorine Generator and demonstrate the simple technology behind what enables the M-100 to provide 10,000 gallons of safe drinking water in a 24-hour period. It’s one of WaterStep's most valuable tools in fighting the world water crisis. For conference information and registration visit Waterstep's website.

On Our Calendar:  From the grassy prairie to the deep woods, animals require a wide range of habitats to survive. Join the naturalist for a hike to explore some of these habitats and to learn about the animals that call each of them home. September 3rd, 1:00 pm at Miami Whitewater Forest Tallgrass Prairie Trail.  For more information on this free event visit Hamilton County Parks' website.