Tybee Island Water and Energy Fair

Posted By Charissa / February 10, 2012 / Tybee Today / 0 Comments

Tybee Island Water and Energy Fair  Saturday, Feb. 11.  from 9:30 am to 3 pm at the Tybee Island YMCA Gym
University of Georgia Marine Extension Service
Adopt A Wetland Program
How to “adopt” a wetland & conduct water quality monitoringTybee Island Marine Science Center
Healthy water works for drinking,
recreation, the environment, animals/not littering
Activity for KidsWater/Sewer Department of Tybee Island
How simple tasks and changes to daily routines will conserve water and save money
will conserve water and save money all year roundAtlantic Star Design
Low water usage landscapes
How to design and install Green RoofsPlan It Green Design
Design company specializing in outdoor living apaces
Drought resistant gardens with native plants

Tybee Beach Ecology Trips
Display of (non-living) beach specimens found along Tybee’s shore
Information about Tybee Beach Ecology Trips

Garrison Marr
Information on home energy auditing process and energy
modeling process plus equipment to display test outcomes.

Coastal Solar Power Company
solar pv, Energy monitoring, geothermal hvac
residential & commercial

Coastal Georgia Greenway
Coastal Georgia Greenways Trails Linking to Tybee

NOAA Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Focus on Water Conservation for Carbon Reduction
for a Sustainable Econ-System

Tybee Green Team
Energy Conservation

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
The benefits of offshore wind and the challenges facing the industry

Savannah Technical College
The future of solar energy in our region

Wes Jackson
Cooking demonstration using the concentration of the sun’s energy using a parabolic reflector

Georgia Tech & Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Environmental Research – Equipment Display

SSU Marine Sciences Program & Environmental Science
Display on Savannah River and local estuarine waters

Community Resource Committee, City of Tybee Island
Ways to save energy in your home & on Tybee

City of Savannah – Water Resources
Stormwater runoff pollution & medicine cleanout program
Aquifer model for children

Burton 4_H Center
Enviroscape Activity: hands-on way to study pollution & watersheds
live animals & reptiles

Georgia Power Company
Energy efficiency information and CFL bulbs

Coastal Wildscapes
Protecting native habitats and rebuilding impaired habitats

Savannah Tree Foundation
Display on trees and the Tree Foundation

Solar panels for heat and power

McClains Shallow Wells, Inc.
Shallow wells for irrigation

Islands Ace Hardware
Energy saving light bulbs, moisture control soils
Energy saving shower heads

Wind Turbines of South Carolina, LLC
Small wind turbines & other renewable energy products

Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Marine Research

Green Methods, LLC
Eco-friendly cleaning services – residential & commercial

Savannah Shredding
Document destruction, no separation required
Accepts paperclips, staples, rubber bands phone books

Atlantic Recycling Solutions
Electronic take back


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