Events for Environment

Fix-It Clinic

Grab your broken toaster, flat bike tire, torn blanket, or anything else that needs repair and join the Utah Recycling Alliance at The Leonardo Museum for our Fix-It Clinic! These clinics are designed to empower participants to become better stewards of their material belongings. You can bring in broken items that you would like to learn how to repair and work side-by-side with an experienced Repair Coach. WHAT TO BRING: -Yourself -At least one broken item -Appropriate dress for working on broken item (safety glasses, gloves, close-toed shoes, etc) The first 40 participants with a broken item in hand will receive free admission to the museum and the Fix-It Clinic. (Limit of one discount per person AND one discount per broken item). Guests are welcome to observe the clinic in action, but due to space limitations, only clinic participants and their family will be allowed into the space.

More information at utahrecyclingalliance.org


Winos for Wildlife 2017

Winos for Wildlife Date: Friday, September 29th, 2017 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Prior to the event, Winos ticket holders can stroll the Zoo from 4:00-6:00 pm) Location: Utah’s Hogle Zoo Grounds A conservation fundraiser for oenophiles, foodies & photogs. For guests 21 years and over. Please drink responsibly and plan for a designated driver. Early Bird Special $100/couple if purchased by August 15th After August 15th, $65/person prior to September 29th, $75/person at the door. What is “Winos for Wildlife”? This unique conservation fundraiser is a wine tasting/tapas event held in conjunction with an art and wildlife photography auction that will benefit wildlife and community projects in Africa. • Join us for an African “Sundowner” to celebrate our 5th anniversary at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. • Explore wines and spirits representing vintners from around the globe. • Small bite food pairings featuring bold flavors in the spirit of African safari cuisine. • View photography and art highlighting the natural beauty we strive to protect and bid on pieces in a silent auction. • Enjoy a lovely panoramic, sunset view of our giraffe, zebra and ostrich in the African Savanna exhibit. • For Guests 21 years and over. • ***Ticket sales will be limited*** PHOTOGRAPHY/ART EXHIBITION & AUCTION We will be featuring more than 20 pieces of wildlife art and photography by artists and photographers from all over the country who have been impacted and inspired by the beauty that exists throughout these endangered ecosystems. These rare and priceless works will include both amateur and professional pieces. These works will be offered via a silent auction, with proceeds contributing to our overall conservation efforts. Don’t lose out! Be sure to take your favorites home to inspire you for years to come. For more Zoo information, please call (801) 584-1700.


Public Works and Stormwater Expo

The Utah Chapter Public Works Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Utah City Engineers Association have partnered to bring quality education to private and public services. Public work directors, city engineers, consulting engineers, fleet managers, facility managers, sanitation supervisors, public services operators and maintenance crews may attend their choice of over 80 seminars on maintenance, management, and engineering topics related to fleets, streets, snow, water, transportation, emergency management, safety, administration, engineering technology, and MS4 stormwater compliance. This public works education opportunity is the Largest Public Services Conference in the Intermountain West and will be held October 2-4, at the South Towne Expo Center (Sandy, Utah). To register and find out more - visit http://utah.apwa.net Utah Chapter of APWA utahchapterapwa@gmail.com 801.209.1051


RDT Presents Sacred Lands Sacred Waters: A Bears Ears Discussion Panel

The free, public event, funded in part by Utah Humanities, will focus on the sacred nature of the Bears Ears National Monument, not only sacred to sovereign nations, but to white settlers, recreationists and environmentalists. The discussion will use as a departure point the notion that this land speaks to all of us about the spiritual and mythological connections we have to each other and to the earth, not only in Utah but across the nation. Panelists include: Willie Grayeyes (Diné) Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mt. Ute) Mary Benally (Diné) Ann Hannibal, Natural History Museum Sara Dant, Historian, Weber State University Moderator: Daniel McCool, University of Utah The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP at http://www.rdtutah.org/shows/sanctuary


RDT Presents Sacred Lands Sacred Waters: A Bears Ears Discussion Panel

The free, public event, funded in part by Utah Humanities, will focus on the sacred nature of the Bears Ears National Monument, not only sacred to sovereign nations, but to white settlers, recreationists and environmentalists. The discussion will use as a departure point the notion that this land speaks to all of us about the spiritual and mythological connections we have to each other and to the earth, not only in Utah but across the nation. Panelists include: Willie Grayeyes (Diné) Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mt. Ute) Mary Benally (Diné) Ann Hannibal, Natural History Museum Sara Dant, Historian, Weber State University Moderator: Daniel McCool, University of Utah The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP at http://www.rdtutah.org/shows/sanctuary


RDT Presents Sacred Lands Sacred Waters: A Bears Ears Discussion Panel

The free, public event, funded in part by Utah Humanities, will focus on the sacred nature of the Bears Ears National Monument, not only sacred to sovereign nations, but to white settlers, recreationists and environmentalists. The discussion will use as a departure point the notion that this land speaks to all of us about the spiritual and mythological connections we have to each other and to the earth, not only in Utah but across the nation. Panelists include: Willie Grayeyes (Diné) Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mt. Ute) Mary Benally (Diné) Ann Hannibal, Natural History Museum Sara Dant, Historian, Weber State University Moderator: Daniel McCool, University of Utah The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP at http://www.rdtutah.org/shows/sanctuary


RDT Presents Sacred Lands Sacred Waters: A Bears Ears Discussion Panel

The free, public event, funded in part by Utah Humanities, will focus on the sacred nature of the Bears Ears National Monument, not only sacred to sovereign nations, but to white settlers, recreationists and environmentalists. The discussion will use as a departure point the notion that this land speaks to all of us about the spiritual and mythological connections we have to each other and to the earth, not only in Utah but across the nation. Panelists include: Willie Grayeyes (Diné) Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mt. Ute) Mary Benally (Diné) Ann Hannibal, Natural History Museum Sara Dant, Historian, Weber State University Moderator: Daniel McCool, University of Utah The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP at http://www.rdtutah.org/shows/sanctuary


RDT Presents Sacred Lands Sacred Waters: A Bears Ears Discussion Panel

The free, public event, funded in part by Utah Humanities, will focus on the sacred nature of the Bears Ears National Monument, not only sacred to sovereign nations, but to white settlers, recreationists and environmentalists. The discussion will use as a departure point the notion that this land speaks to all of us about the spiritual and mythological connections we have to each other and to the earth, not only in Utah but across the nation. Panelists include: Willie Grayeyes (Diné) Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mt. Ute) Mary Benally (Diné) Ann Hannibal, Natural History Museum Sara Dant, Historian, Weber State University Moderator: Daniel McCool, University of Utah The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP at http://www.rdtutah.org/shows/sanctuary


Great Salt Lake: Birds, Water and People

Light Refreshments at 6PM Presentations at 7PM Birds, water and people are a tangled web of politics, environment, economics, and more at our Great Salt Lake. Come learn about new plans for water use and saline lake protection. Then enjoy a conversation with Ella Sorensen and Heidi Hoven about the birds of Great Salt Lake. Steve Erickson, GSLA lobbyist: Overview of the Governor’s water strategy Marcelle Shoop, Director, Saline Lakes, National Audubon Society: New initiative on Water and Birds in the West by National Audubon Society Ella Sorensen and Heidi Hoven: A conversation about the Gillmor Audubon Sanctuary on the Southern end of the Great Salt Lake with Jaimi Butler Q and A with everybody Co hosted by Great Salt Lake Audubon and Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute


Great Salt Lake: Birds, Water and People

Light Refreshments at 6PM Presentations at 7PM Birds, water and people are a tangled web of politics, environment, economics, and more at our Great Salt Lake. Come learn about new plans for water use and saline lake protection. Then enjoy a conversation with Ella Sorensen and Heidi Hoven about the birds of Great Salt Lake. Steve Erickson, GSLA lobbyist: Overview of the Governor’s water strategy Marcelle Shoop, Director, Saline Lakes, National Audubon Society: New initiative on Water and Birds in the West by National Audubon Society Ella Sorensen and Heidi Hoven: A conversation about the Gillmor Audubon Sanctuary on the Southern end of the Great Salt Lake with Jaimi Butler Q and A with everybody Co hosted by Great Salt Lake Audubon and Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute