Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something. Carl Sagan
Elders for the Earth is a multi-day interdisciplinary gathering geared for folks 50 years old and over who want to learn more about and do something about a changing climate. This Chautauqua-like event is being held at beautiful Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Nebraska, Sunday, Oct. 1- 4. Come when you can, leave when you must..
Speakers include, Senator Tony Vargas (free public lecture Sunday at 2:30 p.m.), Scott Williams (Omaha Biofuels Coop), Dr. John Gamon (UNL), Gus Von Roenn (Permaculture Solutions), Senator Patty Pansing Brooks, Kim Morrow (Verdis Group) and Jane Kleeb (BOLDNebraska).
Workshops/playshops cover right brain, left brain and out of doors experiences. Participants will enjoy live music, delicious locally sourced food, book reviews and time to enjoy hikes in the woods.
The Great Plains Mercy and Justice Team is one of the sponsors for this event.
For details and to register online by Friday, Sept. 22 go to www.elders4theearth.com.
Download a flier about the event.
Download a flier about Senator Tony Vargas.