Wild Ideas

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Share. Inspire. Get Wild.

5 dynamic topics. 15 powerful slides. 5-minute talks to inspire.
TLC’s Wild Ideas series provides a unique venue for experts and the community to share their innovative ideas to safeguard clean water, protect natural habitats, support local farms and food, and connect people with nature in order to make the Triangle a more vibrant place for all of us to live, work, and play. Each event features 5 fast-paced presentations introduced by an emcee then is followed by an Expo of organizations, groups, and businesses actively working in fields related to the theme. 

Wild Ideas for Clean Creeks

March 20th 5:30-8 PM

ReCity Network
12 Broadway St., SUITE B.
Durham, NC, 27701

Triangle Land Conservancy’s Wild Ideas series provides a unique venue for experts and the community to share their innovative ideas to improve lives through conservation by safeguarding clean water, protecting wildlife habitat, supporting local farms and food, and connecting people to nature.

This year Wild Ideas for Clean Creeks will help to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Durham Creek Week, a time to discover and clean up our local streams. Creek Week is a collaboration between the organizations, government departments, businesses, and citizens that help protect Durham’s watersheds and drinking water. At Wild Ideas for Clean Creeks you’ll hear from 5 speakers about some of the ongoing initiatives and ideas that are cleaning up our creeks, conserving the land that filters our water, and planning for tomorrow.  Talk one on one with the people making it happen during the Creek Week Expo and find out how you can get involved!

Visit the Creek Week website to sign up for a clean up too!

Presentations:

M.C.: Laura Webb SmithCreek Week Organizer, Public Education Coordinator Public Works Department, Stormwater and GIS Services for the City of Durham

Dr. Elizabeth Bernhardt- Associate Professor of Biogeochemistry, Department of Biology at Duke University

Crystal Dreisbach-Don’t Waste Durham

Chris Dreps, Executive Director, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association

Expo Organizations- Meet the organizations keeping your creeks clean and find out how you can help!

CompostNow

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Durham Hub Farm

Eno River Association

Frog Hollow Outdoors

Free Local Food and Beer!

The Lounge

Venue: ReCity Network in Durham

Durham Creek Week was founded on collaboration. Partnerships developed between, government, citizens, businesses, and non-profits who all care deeply about the state of the creeks and believe that the best way to clean them up is by working together. ReCity Network was founded on the same belief. Now, with 12,000 square feet of space dedicated to co-working, meetings, and community events, the network is a catalyst for good, with members solving problems related to race, gender, wealth, and opportunity. This Bull City social impact hub is a bold venture, serving as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration among non-profits, mission-driven businesses, and faith-based organizations.

This event is offered free of charge thanks to support from:

 

 

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Past Events

Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill, November 14th, 2017

Wild Ideas for Clean Water, June 27th, 2017

Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, March 7th, 2017

Wild Ideas for Farms and Food, October 11, 2016.

Wild Ideas for Birds and Bees, June 22nd, 2016.

Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, March 9th, 2016

Wild Ideas for Clean Water, June 2015

Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, March 3rd, 2015

Wild Ideas for Feeding the Triangle, October 22nd, 2016

 

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