Montana State University

ASMSU Sustainability Center

Montana State University
175 Strand Union Building
(406) 994-6873

City of Bozeman

Grants & Climate Protection
Natalie Meyer

Gallatin Earth Celebration

2012 Spirit of Earth Day

Tributary Fund

 Spirit of Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, 2012
Museum of the Rockies
The Spirit of Earth Day started in 2011 to celebrate the Earth through our diverse cultures. The event offers an afternoon of activities including a keynote speaker, kids activities, and four workshops that explore the connection between spirituality and conservation. This year, the Spirit of Earth Day will be immediately followed by the Community Mediation Center's Peacemakers Awards. This year the Tributary Fund, host of the Spirit of Earth Day, will be honored for peacemaking efforts in conservation. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend as much as they can.

Schedule of Events:

1:30pm - 2:30 pmKeynote presentation
Hagar Auditorium, MOR
1:30pm - 5:30 pmFamily activities (story telling, crafts, dance, etc.)
Museum of the Rockies classrooms
2:30 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshops and Roundtables (topics TBA)
Various rooms at the Museum of the Rockies
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmConservation is an Act of Peace - panel discussion
Hagar Auditorium, MOR
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmPeacemaker Awards Reception
6:30 pm - 8:30 pmPeacemaker Awards Celebration

Every year since 2001, the Community Mediation Center (CMC) invites the community to nominate those individuals in our lives that bring peace. The Peacemaker Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate moments of problem solving, understanding, kindness, and conflict resolution.

For more information contact:

Claire Sands Baker

The Tributary Fund
PO Box 608
Bozeman, MT 59771