Eco Fest 2019

2019-04-28T10:00:00-07:00 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Get ready to embrace living green at Lindsay Wildlife’s first ever Eco-Fest! Join Lindsay, Sustainable Contra Costa and the City of Walnut Creek, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday April 28 at Lindsay wildlife Experience. Checkout an electric car showcase, learn about sustainable food choices and at 4 p.m. watch a screening of the documentary “Old Survivor.” The award-winning film tells the story of the only remaining old-growth redwood in the East Bay Hills. Also enjoy an electric car showcase and presentations from Sustainable Contra Costa as they launch their Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge! Exhibitors also include Mills College, MCE, Sports Basement, Center for Biological Diversity and more!

FREE for Lindsay Wildlife Members. Included with cost of general admission. No pre-registration necessary.

Eco Fest Program Schedule

  • 10 a.m. Meet & Greet — Sustainability Success Story: Flash the Peregrine Falcon
  • 10:30 a.m.– How Do Biologists Study Wild Mammals? The Secret Lives of California Ground Squirrels by Jennifer Smith, Ph.D., Mills College
  • 11 a.m.– Porcupine Time

  • 11:30 –Clean Energy Presentation by Gabrielle Lichtenstein of MCE

  • Noon– Atsa and Bald Eagle Success Story

  • 12:30 — Behind the Scenes

  • 1:45 p.m. — Electric Car Showcase

  • 2:15 p.m. — Sustainable Contra Costa Presentation: Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge!

  • 3 p.m– Sustainable Food Choices Presentation by James Madden

  • 3:30 p.m.– Shifting to Plant-Based Diets Made Easy by Linda Riebel

Venue

Lindsay Wildlife Experience

  • (925) 935-1978
  • 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, California, 94597, United States

Date

  • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm