Events

  • Monday, May 17, 2021 at 04:30 PM

    Nature Story Time Series: How Do Plants Grow?

     

    Children ages 31/2 to 7 years of age with an adult are invited to join the Nature Center on Zoom to read a story. This season, the characters in the stories will teach us how plants grow and how one garden can impact the whole community. The activity modeled after each reading shows your Jr. Naturalist how they can join in the fun.

     

    • May 17: Butterflies Belong Here: A Story of One Idea, Thirty Kids, and a World of Butterflies by Deborah Hopkinson

     

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  • Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 08:00 AM

    Building Education Series 2021 - The Climate Emergency

     

    How important is it to reach the Paris Agreement? Scientists are now calling climate change a climate emergency. We will discuss the impact of embodied carbon and how our choices for building materials affect the environment.

     

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  • Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 08:00 AM

    Building Education Series 2021 - Exemplary Commercial Building Projects

     

    An in-depth look at exemplary new construction, adaptive reuse, and renovation projects from the design phase to construction, including energy and water efficiency components.

     

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  • Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 08:00 AM

    Building Education Series 2021-Transforming the Grid to 100% Renewable Energy

     

    How important is it to reach the Paris Agreement? Scientists are now calling climate change a climate emergency. We will discuss the impact of embodied carbon and how our choices for How did countries at or near 100% renewable power accomplish it? We will discuss what needs to be done to transform the grid to 100% renewable energy including multiple energy storage solutions.

     

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  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 08:00 AM

    Building Education Series 2021-Deconstruction and Demolition

     

    What do you do with materials deconstructed during a renovation or demolition? Explore the possibilities of recycling or integrating reclaimed materials in a renovation and how to make a project zero waste to landfill. We will include a discussion on the embodied carbon aspect of reclaimed material.

     

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