Tag: Sustainability

Events

Speaker Series: Author David Haskell

Best-selling author, David Haskell, will talk about "Trees, People, and Cities: Ancient and Modern Connections". This is an in-person event at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center. The wellbeing of trees and people are deeply connected. David Haskell has studied these links in cities and forests around the…

Does Your Tree Equity Score Make a Difference? A Multi-City Panel Discussion

What is a "tree equity score" and how does it affect us? A nationwide database known as the Tree Equity Score was released by the American Forests in 2021 to fanfare among tree advocates, urban planners, and environmentalists. Yet, do we really understand what the data say? If we do, what can we do with…

Feeding Millions Through Edible Insect Flour

In this YayFinder session, meet the founder of WUNDERgrubs, a company created to reduce food insecurity around the world, with less global warming impact and animal cruelty than typical sources of protein (like cows, pigs & chickens). WUNDERgrubs provides protein flour made from insects! Learn: >…

Rain Barrels: Get Filled in on Filling Up

Become Stormwater Savvy! Learn what stormwater runoff is and how it affects our local waterways. Also learn what you can do, as a citizen, to improve stormwater quality in your community. Speaker: Rachael Osborne is the Environmental Project Specialist for the Stormwater Compliance Department in…

#SMARTer Together Webinar Series: Building Climate Resiliency

Climate change in the Anthropocene era has introduced new challenges in infrastructure management. With limited funding, fragmented data availability, methodological evolution and a relatively slow-to-change institutional framework, local agencies must develop processes that enable them to anticipate…

Homeschool Lab: Engineering Energy Lab

Ages 6-10 Kids explore energy sources by designing and building ways to capture energy from water and the sun. Location: Science Center Suite 5 $20 10% sibling discount

Sustainable Business Practices

Joint Science For Georgia and Georgia State University PhD Candidate, Sarah Ku, as they dive into the topic of sustainable business practices. Issues of climate change, carbon emissions, food waste, and social justice represent just a few of the overwhelming topics that demand our attention. Join…

Park Pride

The New Case for Parks will examine the renewed interest in green space brought on by the convergence of crises in 2020 and how issues of racial justice, public health, and extreme weather events have ignited an urgent need to invest in our park systems.

Diversity and Inclusion in STEM as a Catalyst for Sustainability

Associate Dean of Learning Systems, Yakut Gazi, Ph.D. will moderate a virtual panel of experts to discuss the strategic value of diversity and inclusion for sustainability in STEM fields, sponsored by the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education.

BeltLine Arboretum Workshop: Natural Dyeing

Create natural dyes using trees and plants found throughout our neighborhoods. Lead by Jacob McDonald, Trees Atlanta's BeltLine Arboretum Assistant Coordinator. Jacob will teach a quick history of indigenous tribes’ use of these plants to create dyes. Finally, we will learn the process of dyeing…