Council to showcase sustainable living ideas at World Environment Day Fair
May 22, 2014
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is encouraging local residents to attend the upcoming World Environment Day Fair to be held at the Lady Denman Heritage Complex on Saturday 7 June.
A community celebration of the area’s natural environment, the fair will again feature a diverse range of exhibits and activities demonstrating innovative ways local residents can continue to care for our pristine natural surrounds.
Council will again have a strong presence at the World Environment Day Fair with staff from Shoalhaven Water and Environmental Services in attendance.
In a unique event, Environmental Services staff will this year be manning an Eco Arcade featuring a cluster of four carnival style games aimed at the young and young at heart.
Participants will be provided an opportunity to learn about the importance of tree hollows, the impact of cats on wildlife, weed control options and native species in a series of innovative games.
Mayor, Joanna Gash said World Environment Day allowed Council to demonstrate the organisation’s ongoing commitment to protecting and preserving the area’s natural assets.
“World Environment Day provides a fantastic opportunity for the community to the view the benefit small changes in daily routines can have on the local environment,” said Clr Gash.
“Council staff are extremely passionate about preserving the area’s natural surrounds and are looking forward to working with the community in providing advice on sustainable living at the upcoming fair.
“Particularly exciting is the Eco Arcade in which the community will learn important information about the natural environment in a unique carnival style setting.”
“I would certainly encourage all local residents to attend the upcoming World Environment Day Fair at the Lady Denman Heritage Complex and take advantage of what promises to be a fun filled day for the entire family.”