3:15 to 3:30
From Meghan Filoromo of GreenTreks Network, Inc., and Gwen Kaminski of Laurel Hill Cemetery.
3:35 to 3:50
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society: Garbage Gardening and Junior Flower Show Class Projects
Learn about Garbage Gardening (where you make plants from kitchen scraps) and see examples of other class projects that students can exhibit at the Junior Flower Show.
3:55 to 4:10
Stroud Water Research Center: Dream Street
Green roofs and walls, rain gardens, rain barrels -- see examples of best management practices for dealing with stormwater runoff and the greening od the city. Then add your design improvement in oil pastels to a photo of a city block, transforming the street into a beautiful and more livable landscape.
4:15 to 4:30
Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour
Gwen Kaminski will lead a tour of our host site and highlight the innumerable opportunities for learning about history, science, literature, and art at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
4:35 to 4:50
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center: Seeing is Believing and Green City, Clean Waters
Meg Malloy of the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center will present these activities that showcase the Philadelphia Water Department's educational initiatives and the educational programming that is presented at the FWWIC.
4:55 to 5:10
Earth Force: Awareness to Action Poster Activity
Do you want to encourage young people in your local community to participate in service learning and civic action? Earth Force has developed an amazing six-step process that empowers youths. Earth Force created "Awareness to Action" posters, which provide participants with a platform for identifying community environmental issues.
5:15 to 5:30
Overbrook Environmental Education Center: Q&A
After watching the premiere of our documentary, learn more about the Overbrook Environmental Education Center from Jerome Shabazz.
Prize Raffle Announcements
Winners must be present to claim their prizes.
5:35 to 5:50
Take A Walk Books: Create a Field Guide
Jane Kirkland of Take A Walk books will explain how to create a field guide for an outdoor exploration program for your students.