desertSMART EcoFair is in its eighth year and is organised by the Arid Lands Environment Centre, as part of National Science Week.
desertSMART EcoFair aims to educate, inspire and activate the community around science and sustainability issues, and features high profile speakers, engaging panels and workshops, films and the popular Sunday Sustainable Living Festival & EcoMarkets.
In 2016 special guests include Professor Lesley Hughes (Climate Council), Claire O’Rourke (Solar Citizens) and desertSMART EcoFair ambassador Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia).
Friday 12th August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
4pm-6pm ABC 783 Outside Broadcast @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
6pm-10pm Alice Springs Bicycle Film Festival @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Saturday 13th August
10.30am-11.30am Understanding Your Waste Tours @ the Regional Waste Management Facility
1.30pm-3.30pm Nurturing Gardens with Costa @ Alice Springs Community Garden
5.30pm Science Under the Stars @ Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre
Sunday 14th August
9am-3pm Sustainable Living Festival & Sunday Eco-markets @ Alice Springs Desert Park Courtyard
For more information www.ecofair.org.au