Wimberley Eco Fest 2010 Features Information for Wimberley Valley and Hays County
Wimberley Eco Fest 2010
Saturday, Oct. 16, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Katherine Anne Porter School
515 FM 2325 Wimberley

More about the Eco Fest 2010:

Sponsored by CARD (Citizens Alliance for Responsible Development)
Co-Hosted by
The City of Wimberley
The City of Woodcreek

Theme: Living Greener Together

Free Seminars all day on ways to live more practically, and in natural harmony with our area's environment.

Free Admission
Free Parking
Food and Drinks (proceeds benefit the school)
Door Prizes every hour and Raffle Drawing at 2:45 PM

Seminar topics and speakers are...

  • Central Texas Home Design – A Sustainable Approach: Rick Burleson of Burleson Design Group
  • Rainwater Collection:Texas Agri-Life water resource specialist Billy Kniffen
  • Selecting and Caring for Hill Country Trees: Jim Carse, Texas Forest Service.
  • Native Landscaping: Sheryl  McLaughlin, host of  KLBJ’s The Austin Gardener show
  • Cypress Creek – Wimberley Valley’s Magic Waterway: David Baker, executive director of the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association Zero Energy Homes, new and refitting: Lloyd Lee, Hill Country EcobuildersTexas Water, Past, Present and Future: Andy Sansom, executive director of Texas State’s River Systems Institute
  • Wanted: Cedar, Dead and Alive: Permaculture Designer & author Elizabeth McGreevy
  • Special 90-minute seminar and discussion at 3 PM on The Texas Growth Triangle and what it means to the Hays County, Wimberley Valley area. The open round table features Sara Hammerschmidt, co-author on the University of Texas’ School of Architecture – Center for Sustainable Development’s 2009 study, Reinventing the Texas Triangle: Solutions for Growing Challenges. Presenting information on how Hays County will face this future will be County Judge Liz Sumter. A representative of the Wimberley-Woodcreek area will also be present.