Walton Arts Center Announces its Second Annual Artosphere Festival, Celebrating Connections between Arts, Nature and Sustainability
Artosphere: Arkansas’ Arts & Nature Festival is a multi-week festival dedicated to celebrating artists, influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives. More information about Artosphere click here.
“This is a new kind of festival for Arkansas. Artosphere was inspired by the natural beauty of our state and regional focus on sustainability. We’re proud that last year over 15,000 people experienced nature, the environment and sustainability through a different lens with over 80+ arts and nature programs and events. This year, we hope to reach more audiences to make a bigger artistic and economic impact on the region.” -Peter Lane, CEO and President, Walton Arts Center.
Earthjustice is released a new viral campaign to educate the public about congressional measures that will put a strain on the environment and several species of endangered animals. Earthjustice, the renown non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the Earth and its resources, is using social media to personify three animals that have been threatened by a number of anti-wildlife legislation tactics: the gray wolf, the salmon, and the polar bear. Earthjustice launched the Save Our Skins campaign to reach out to the public via popular social media channels, such as Twitter and Youtube, and ask them to pressure Congress by getting in touch with representatives capable of bringing