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Land: Forests and Trees

In a general sense, everyone knows how important forests and trees are for human beings. Plants produce approximately half the oxygen on the planet. Every other breath comes from the forests, trees, and other plants of the world. Forests, like the Amazon rainforest, are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They…

December 19, 2015 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Air & Climate

Air pollution and quality are global issues. Smog paralyzes cities from China to Indonesia, American children suffer from higher and higher rates of asthma, and poor air quality leads to thousands of premature deaths a year. The good news? There are some fantastic organizations and technologies out there cleaning up our skies. Weather and climate…

December 19, 2015 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Volunteer Now

For the visitor that wants to get more involved in their community, Earth Day Texas is the perfect place to come to learn how to volunteer with organizations that are identifying and working to solve the pressing environmental issues of our time.

December 19, 2015 • Attend

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Donate To A Cause

Not ready to volunteer or become a full-blown member but really admire what a certain environmental non-profit organization is doing? No worries — at Earth Day Texas you can donate to specific groups that are doing work that speaks to you and piques your philanthropic interests.

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The Birds & The Bats

Did you know bats save the U.S. economy $23 billion in pest control every year? Did you know birds are considered a keystone species because of their considerable affect on ecosystems worldwide? These winged creatures are fascinating and critical parts of global ecosystems. Learn more about these critters and the efforts to protect them with The…

December 17, 2015 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Go With Dart

Did you know DART boasts the longest line of light rail track in the United States? Not only is the DART electric line an easy way to get to the event at Fair Park, it is also a valued partner of Earth Day Texas. Visit the DART exhibition at Earth Day Texas to learn about public…

December 17, 2015 • Attend

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Electronic Bike Test Ride

Interested in biking to work but worried about lengthening your commute? Then an electric bike might be just the solution! Hop on these amazing bikes powered by both pedaling and an electric battery pack for increased speed and decreased travel times. EarthX will provide you with the opportunity to try these incredible personal transportation devices out…

December 17, 2015 • AttendTechnology & Innovation

In 1867, Jefferson, TX became the first town in Texas to use natural gas for artificial lighting purposes.

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