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SustainABLE Festival

The SustainABLE Festival highlights the three pillars of sustainabilityhealthy people, healthy communities, and healthy environments Learn about the efforts of different organizations in San Diego County to help us all create a more sustainable region. This year's theme is: Healthy Soil, Healthy Food, Healthy Life, Healthy Planet. 

Free with admission to the Fleet Science Center. 

Bring an old t-shirt to repurpose into a re-usable bag and receive $2 off admission.  

 

Explore sustainability with: 

 

Did you know that Balboa Park focuses on Sustainability? 

Learn about those sustainable efforts with the Cultural Partnership Sustainability Program. 

 

What is hydroponic farming all about? 

Urban Growth can help you explore growing plants with water.                                

urban growth    

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know that straws create plastic pollution?

Zero Waste Society can help you reduce your straw waste.  

Zero Waste Society  

 

Do you know about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? 

Find out how Nerds Rule Inc. is helping youth, teens and young adults create programs and projects to promote economic and social change through sustainability.    

 

Say no to plastic bags and re-purpose an old t-shirt using a no-sew technique with staff from Studio X.  

  


Explore the outdoors with: 

What is the City Nature Challenge

The 2018 City Nature Challenge is a worldwide competition to see which region can make the most observations on iNaturalist of local plants and animals over a 4-day period. San Diego County is competing with more than 60 areas around the world to see who can document the most nature, and we want to show the world we have the most nature loving and environmentally conscious residents. The 2018 City Nature Challenge begins Friday, April, 27 at 12 AM PT and ends Monday, April 30 at 11:59 PM PT. Any observation made within the county during the City Nature Challenge will count toward San Diego’s total. 

Visit Sdnhm.org/CNC2018 for more information.