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Inaugural Chichester Eco Summit Event

Tue 20 Sep 2016

Our first Chichester Eco Summit is approaching fast!!

We are excited to be holding this inaugural Chichester Eco Summit event at Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. Over 100 pupils from 7 local schools will attend the Chichester Eco Summit event for a variety of environmental and sustainability themed workshops covering a range of themes including Energy; Water; Waste; Biodiversity; Global Citizenship; The Ocean and Food. A Key note speech is being given the West Sussex County Council Waste Prevention team. Pupils will learn about important environment and sustainability issues in fun and interactive ways including creating; planting; experimenting; food tasting; games and quizzes.

Workshops are being run by number of local Environmental Educators along with various local organisations keen to connect with school children on these important issues including: The Southern Co-operative; Your Energy Sussex; The Body Shop; Staunton Country Park on behalf of Portsmouth Water; Chichester Harbour Conservancy; Transition Chichester and Weald & Downland Open Air Museum.

There will be a celebration of the eco activities being undertaken by attending schools and we will announce two winners of the Re-use Competition who will each receive a Family ticket to a WWT Wetland Centre generously donated by the Arundel Wetland Centre.