Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza – State of Our World

When:
September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2015-09-27T13:00:00-05:00
2015-09-27T13:30:00-05:00
Where:
University of St. Thomas in Robertson Hall
Contact:

The 2015 Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza will address the State of Our World. Professor Dan Cohan of Rice University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will speak on The State of the Air beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27th.  Professor Hyun-Min Hwang of Texas Southern University, Department of Environmental Science & Technology, will address The State of the Waters beginning at 1:45 p.m.  Beginning at 2:30 p.m., Professor Maury Harris of the University of St. Thomas, Environmental Science & Studies Department, will speak on The State of the Land. Following Dr. Harris will be Professor Chris Gabler of the University of Houston, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, speaking on The State of the Plants, beginning at 3:15 p.m.  To complete the conference, Professor Amy Dunham of Rice University, Department of Biosciences, has recommended two of her students, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology majors Kathryn Hokamp, a senior, and Ben Johnson, a sophomore, to speak on The State of the Animals. The 2015 Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza will take place at the University of St. Thomas in Robertson Hall. In addition to the speakers above, children’s activities about nature will also be offered simultaneously, for children 5 and older.  Informational materials from area environmental non-profits will also be available. The University of St. Thomas is located at 3800 Montrose Blvd. in Houston, with Metro bus stops nearby for lines 25, 56, and 82. Bike parking is available in front of Robertson Hall, with parking for other vehicles available in the lot located on Graustark near Alabama for $5.  For more information about the event, please contact Lisa at gcs.lrc@gmail.com or call 713-372-7345.