Spring Earth Fest
Presented by Jackson Wild and WyomingPBS
Jackson Wild and WyomingPBS present
Spring Earth Fest
April 20, 2019
1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Center for the Arts Theater and Lobby
Get ready for mesmerizing cinematography of hummingbirds that will make your jaws drop! Special guests include three-time Emmy-winning producer Ann Johnson Prum and inspiring citizen science organizations.
1:30 p.m.: Spring Earth Fest begins, with family activities, including live Teton Raptor Center birds, crafts, citizen science opportunities, virtual reality, and a nature-themed scavenger hunt with prizes. Learn about monarch butterflies, Teton wildflowers, and more!
1:30 p.m.: "Glaciers of the Winds." Glaciers provide life to agriculture, plants, animals and human communities. However, the glaciers of the Wind River Range have been shrinking at an accelerated rate over the last 40 years. This hour-long WyomingPBS film explores the scientific exploration and impacts of Wyoming's changing glaciers.
2:30 P.M.: Live Raptor Show with Teton Raptor Center in the Center Theater.
3:30 p.m.: "Super Hummingbirds." Emmy-winning filmmaker Ann Johnson Prum will show one of her award-garnering videos that comprise jaw-dropping footage of hummingbirds. How did they get such stunning images of these amazing, difficult-to-film creatures? You'll have a chance to ask Ann in person.
5:00 p.m.: Short Film: "Climb It Change." This 15-minute documentary with Jackson biologist Trevor Bloom discusses impacts of climate change on mountain environments. Being screened for the first time in Jackson, it is a perfect way to kick off our panel discussion.
5:15 p.m.: "Citizen Science & Climate Change. Citizen science is changing what we know about our natural world and the coming of Spring. This illuminating panel discussion will include experts from the UW Biodiversity Institute, Alpine Science Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and Ann Johnson Prum, senior producer of the upcoming PBS American Spring LIVE.
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Video promo link: https://drive.google.
Images: Photo Credit: Ann Johnson Prum / (c) THIRTEEN Productions LLC