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EarthWeek Event Schedule
Home & Garden Expo (1)
* EARTH DAY *
“Friday for Future”
Climate Rally/March (4)
Seed and Plant Exchange:
veggies, flowers, herbs! (5)
W.A.T.E.R. Trashion Show (6)
A Tour and Audit of Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Routes (2)
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Campion Ice House
In front of County Courthouse
10 am to 12 noon
The Grange Hall
609 S. 3rd Avenue, Hailey
Community Campus Theater
11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Meet at Hailey Public Library
Pollinator Discussion Panel (3)
6 PM to 8 PM
Community Campus - Minnie Moore Room
Waste Station Recycling Tour
Oregon Gulch Recycling Center
Community Library Lec. Hall,
Curbing Food Waste Through Composting (7)
Earth Day Trivia Night (8)
7pm - 9pm
Boho Lounge-131 Washington Ave.
Tour of Hailey Streets Dept. and Facilities (9)
1:15 to 2:15 PM
1833 Merlin Loop
Hemp House Tour (10)
171 Cranbrook Rd, Hailey
Low-water Yard Tour (11)
1 to 3 PM
Meet at Heagle Park
11:00am to 12:30pm
River Walk (12)
(1) EarthWeek Home & Garden Expo: Partnering with the WRV Chamber of Commerce and Campion Ice Arena, the Expo will feature booths for local (within 180 miles) businesses, organizations, and appropriate local food vendors. Registration for the Expo will be found on the Chamber of Commerce website.
(2)Join Mountain Rides, Idaho Smart Growth, and the City of Hailey for a tour and an audit of bicycle and pedestrian routes through town. Together, we'll explore how our physical environment shapes our travel behavior and more. We'll discuss the benefits of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure to sustainability, in all of its domains-- the environmental, economic, and social.
(3) The Student Conservation Council and the Wood River Land Trust are hosting a pollinator discussion panel. Join us for an informative evening as we hear from a diverse range of individuals within the field of pollinators and learn how we can integrate local changes that address a global issue of pollinator decline.
(4) “Friday for Future”/Climate Rally/March: Description of Event
(5) Seed and Plant Exchange: Local gardeners are invited to come and share seeds and plants. Bring your own saved seeds, potted plants and starts, and dig-up perennials from your gardens to share with the community. The Wood River Seed Library (WRSL) seeds are distributed free of charge, but donations to The Hunger Coalition are encouraged.
(6) W.A.T.E.R. Trashion Show: Description of Event
(7) Join Blaine County Food Council on Tuesday, April 21, 6:00-7:30pm at the Community Library Lecture Hall in Ketchum, to learn about current actions and future solutions to increase composting throughout our community. Keynote speaker Matt Robinson, manager of the Konditorei, will share their journey to becoming the first 3-Star Certified Green Restaurant in the Wood River Valley, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A session to discuss how we can make curbside composting a reality. If you are unable to join in person, we welcome you to join us via live streaming, available through the Community Library. Please visit this page (https://livestream.com/comlib) to view the livestream starting at 6pm MT on 4/21/20.
(8) Join the Idaho Conservation League for a fun trivia night at Ketchum’s Boho Lounge to celebrate the 50th Earth Day! Make a team with your friends and come test your Idaho eco-knowledge while enjoying delicious Earth Day themed food and drink specials. You’ll learn all about why Idaho’s clean air, fresh water, and special landscapes matter and how to get involved with the ICL community to help protect Idaho’s environment for future generations. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, so study up on your wildlife, wilderness, and energy facts! This event is all ages.
(9) Join the head of the Streets department for a tour of the facilities and efficiencies Hailey's Street Department has installed to reduce, reuse and recycle .
(10) Come hear about how natural alternative building solutions and sustainable materials can be used to create an efficient comfortable living environment. The 1st permitted home built in Idaho using industrial hemp and other healthy materials and finishes throughout, utilizing a number of reclaimed materials for architectural details in the design as budgets allow. The home was also built with the mindset of reducing construction waste and recycling efforts throughout the process.
(11)Tour an Old Hailey Xeric yard and garden in its 3rd summer. Tour will include a discussion of the low-water plants that can survive our high-desert climate as well as strategies that help them to thrive. Free but limited space so you must sign up (and get directions) by emailing <HCAC2030@gmail.com>
(12) Join a former fish guide for a walk along the Big Wood to discuss aquatic insects and trout habitat. We will talk about how Climate Change affects habitat.