Downtown Earth Day Celebration - Des Moines | U.S. Green Building Council
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Downtown Earth Day Celebration - Des Moines

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Starts On - April 23, 2016 - 11:00am
Ends On - April 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines , IA 50309

Visit us at the Science Center of Iowa to learn about sustainability, volunteering with USGBC, and participating in the upcoming 30x30 Nature Challenge. Our table will help young visitors understand the importance of sustainability by encouraging them to think about their favorite outdoor spaces and how we protect them.

Other celebratory activities include:

  • Tours of the LEED-platinum certified World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • A bike trail scavenger hunt
  • Free admission at the Science Center and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Exhibitions of earth-friendly vehicles
  • Q&A with NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson
  • Presentations by other green-minded community organizations