Media Advisory: Water, Energy, Land, & Food Forum at the Capitol

2 years ago | Mar 04, 2016
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MEDIA ADVISORY: March 4, 2016

 

Water, Energy, Land, & Food Forum at the Capitol

Kansans gather to learn about and advocate for 
water, energy, land, and food policy in Kansas.

 

Topeka, KS- The Climate + Energy Project and partners will host the Water, Energy, Land, & Food Forum including an advocacy overview, informational booths, a local foods lunch, afternoon cookies, and meetings with legislators. Businesses and community organizations will gather in the 1st floor rotunda with informational booths. Constituents will discuss the importance of sustainable resources with their legislators.

 

WHEN: March 17, 2016

9:00-9:45 Climate Prayer Vigil (Visitor's Center Auditorium)

10:00-11:30 Advocacy Overview (Visitor's Center Auditorium)

10:00-4:00 Solutions Showcase (1st Floor Rotunda)

11:30-1:00 Speakers & Local Foods Lunch (1st Floor Rotunda, North Wing)

2:00-3:00 Cookies & Conservation Conversation (1st Floor Rotunda)

1:00-4:00 Meetings with legislators

 

WHERE: Kansas State Capitol, 300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66612

 

WHO: Climate + Energy Project, Kansas Rural Center, Kansas Farmer's Union, Kansas Sierra Club, Friends of the Kaw, Flint Hills Renewable Energy & Efficiency Cooperative, True Blue Women, Lawrence Ecology Teams United in Sustainability, Kansas Interfaith Action, Kansas Natural Resources Council, Kansas Land Trust, Stanion Wholesale, King Solar, Kansas Green Party, Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams, Citizen's Climate Lobby, The Merc Coop, Audubon of Kansas, Sustainable Sanctuaries Coalition, and the Kansas City Food Circle with more added every day!

 

Please RSVP online at http://tinyurl.com/WELF2016, or for more information visit http://climateandenergy.org/page.50.water-energy-land-and-food-forum.

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The Climate + Energy Project seeks to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in America's Heartland through the ambitious deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy, in policy and practice. For more information about this topic please contact, Executive Director of the Climate + Energy Project, by calling (785) 424-0444 or emailing barnett@climateandenergy.org.