Earth Day

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Recognizing our place on the planet!

SCC is the center of the celebration on Sunday, April 15, from 1-4:30 p.m. There will be live music, food vendors, face painting, raptors, reptiles and many other animals! Also, rainbarrel giveaways will be going on throughout the day!

LIVE MUSIC BY: Junior Flores, Devin Phelps and Ron Mace, Tyler Cobb, and Wanda Fries

FOOD: Ruckel's Food Truck

Make plans to enjoy the fun and enjoy the activities:

  • Joe Stueker & students - Eco Charger bottle recycling/phone charger invention
  • Lincoln County Bunny Scouts 4H Rabbit Club - bunny hopping course and rabbit showing
  • Cub Scout Pack 134 Bear Den - Wiggly Worm Composting
  • Shortleaf Pine Initiative - Clarence Coffee
  • WareHouse Farm - Composting & Natural Fertilizers with Thistle the goat.
  • Demonstration of brewing science and techniques
  • Wildcat Mountain Cheese - Curds and Whey Cheese for sale and demonstration on cheese making
  • WKU Professor Richard Gelderman with The Great American Eclipse 2017 demonstration booth
  • Ed Huffman Knapping Flint to Produce Tools or Weapons
  • Cumberland River Compact - What’s My Connection to Water Quality?
  • Judah Short and Southwestern High School – Plastic Waste - Community Recycling Awareness Solve for Tomorrow. Get your free water bottle!
  • SCC PRIDE Club smART Show and Competition
  • David Coffey and Students: Demonstration on alternative energy sources (wind turbine, solar energy and more)
  • SCC faculty Eric Wooldridge and his 3D printing/CAD students will present Additive Manufacturing and Sustainability
  • The Center for Biological Diversity –Valuing the protection of wildlife.
  • Live Paddlefish Display – Kentucky Aquaculture Research Center, Dr. Ken Semmens
  • Pulaski County Humane Society—Adopt, Spay, Neuter!
  • Nancy Seaberg, Wildwood Nature Center—Nature touch table and kids’ crafts. There will be several other booths with children’s craft activities as well.
  • Lake Cumberland Beekeeper’s Association will have a demonstration hive.
  • Rebecca Thurman, SCC—Raise chickens sustainably.
  • SCC Faculty and Students—Environmental disasters science activity.
  • Ironweed Native Plant Nursery Native plant sales and information on sustaining pollinators
  • Kentucky Reptile Zoo—Herpetology collection.
  • Elaine Wilson and Dino Melgoza —SCC Multicultural Club seed activity.
  • Jeff Brickley, SCC—Sustainable House, Solar & Water Collection.
  • Exploration in Biology – amphibians on display, owl diet activity and cool specimens from the natural world.
  • SCC Cosmetology Students—Face painting for kids!
  • Carol Sexton, Children’s Librarian—Pulaski County Public Library-Children’s Library.
  • Oakhill Garden Center/SCC Staff - Make a Newspaper Pot for Your Free Garden Plant
  • Joe Metzmeier, US Forest Service. Connie Woodstock, KY Div. of Forestry Tree Give-away!
  • Lake Cumberland Master Gardener Association—Beth Wilson, Pulaski County Agent
  • Red River Gorge-Cumberland Ranger District-Daniel Boone NF Conservation in the Red River Gorge, Ranger Margaret Mouser
  • Market on Main Members
  • Pulaski County Recycling Center and East KY PRIDE RPRIDE Recycles – Learn about recycling and make a seed ball
  • Somerset HS-Jennifer Johnson and Students—Make a Bird Feeder!
  • John Burnett, David Sayers, PC Conservation District Biologists – Promoting Pollinators
  • Collin Arnold, KY Div. for Air Quality—Tire Pressure Matters
  • KY Dep Fish Wildlife Resources American Chestnut Tree Restoration
  • Trek the Trail–on our SCC Nature Trail - win a T-shirt while supply lasts!
  • Butterfly House—Feed Monarchs and Painted Ladies. Take home larva!
  • Pallet Projects –Ways to repurpose & reuse discarded pallets.
  • Liberty Nature Center Birds of Prey
  • Somerset-Pulaski County Emergency Medical Service – First Aid and Emergency Information
  • KY Div. of Fish and Wildlife
  • Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Educator Moria Painter – Healthy Waters
  • Sue Duncan with her Angora rabbits and yarns— Spinning and fiber arts demonstration
  • Student Environmental Coalition—Imagining a Sustainable Future
  • Star Lab – Planetarium Star Shows!
  • Other Forms of Fire - solar power demo
  • One Small Lifestyle Change - A Big Difference! Sustainability, Global Security and Social Justice

Exhibits are still being added! Find the 2018 Earth Day event on our Facebook page to stay up-to-date on the latest additions! Join un on campus on Sunday! You won't want to miss this!