Here are pictures and videos, mainly of our October
Elders 4 the Earth event at Mahoney.  

Feel free to send pictures to Elders4theEarth.com
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  1. All smiles...positive energy for climate action at Elders - 2016 at Mahoney State Park, October 3-5!
    All smiles...positive energy for climate action at Elders - 2016 at Mahoney State Park, October 3-5!
  2. Chuck Hassebrook spoke of wind power in our state
    Chuck Hassebrook spoke of wind power in our state
  3. There weren't many food scraps but what there were were collected for worm food
    There weren't many food scraps but what there were were collected for worm food
  4. Add Your TiGreeting the day with early morning interfaith prayerstle Here
    Add Your TiGreeting the day with early morning interfaith prayerstle Here
  5. Add YouNancy Williamson of No More Empty Pots in North Omaha inspired us with a local food security modelr Title Here
    Add YouNancy Williamson of No More Empty Pots in North Omaha inspired us with a local food security modelr Title Here
  6.  Locally sourced food and drink helped us cut the "food miles" for our event!
    Locally sourced food and drink helped us cut the "food miles" for our event!
  7. Tired of sitting....a puzzle with a seed packet theme was a draw
    Tired of sitting....a puzzle with a seed packet theme was a draw
  8. ...and the final product was a beauty!
    ...and the final product was a beauty!
  9.  Don Wilhite, primary author of the UNL study  Understanding and Accessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska  explains the science.
    Don Wilhite, primary author of the UNL study Understanding and Accessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska explains the science.
  10.  Iowa state senator Rob Hogg and Nebraska state senator Ken Haar compare climate realities that have no political boundaries.
    Iowa state senator Rob Hogg and Nebraska state senator Ken Haar compare climate realities that have no political boundaries.
  11. Arifah Nur Shadrina shares the impacts of a changing climate for her homeland of Indonesia
    Arifah Nur Shadrina shares the impacts of a changing climate for her homeland of Indonesia
  12. You've just got to lean on a friend sometimes to give strength and hope for our earth
    You've just got to lean on a friend sometimes to give strength and hope for our earth
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  1. Lots of workshop/playshops.  Artist Charlene Potter give tips on nature drawing.
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    Lots of workshop/playshops. Artist Charlene Potter give tips on nature drawing.
  2. Rush and hurry are toxic to the planet.  Mike McMahon helped us walk mindfully on the earth
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    Rush and hurry are toxic to the planet. Mike McMahon helped us walk mindfully on the earth
  3. Title Nebraska popcorn served up by Nebraskans for Peace State Coordinator, Tim Rinne
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    Title Nebraska popcorn served up by Nebraskans for Peace State Coordinator, Tim Rinne
  4. Sue Guild, from First Plymouth church in Lincoln, shared about their very active environmental model
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    Sue Guild, from First Plymouth church in Lincoln, shared about their very active environmental model
  5. One plate isn't enough for Teri Drymalski, the head of our food team for breakfasts and lunches!
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    One plate isn't enough for Teri Drymalski, the head of our food team for breakfasts and lunches!
  6. Mary and Kait from the BIG Garden share tips about seed saving in a glorious outdoor "classroom."
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    Mary and Kait from the BIG Garden share tips about seed saving in a glorious outdoor "classroom."
  7.  To help us be a "zero waste" event, each participant brought their own mugs and cloth napkins.
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    To help us be a "zero waste" event, each participant brought their own mugs and cloth napkins.
  8. Table Grace chef Matt Weber and crew served delicious evening meals with much local produce from farms and community gardens
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    Table Grace chef Matt Weber and crew served delicious evening meals with much local produce from farms and community gardens
  9. What's on your mind?  Listening and speaking concerns with Jen Davidson
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    What's on your mind? Listening and speaking concerns with Jen Davidson
  10. Poets in our midst.  One of the original haikus from the group:  Mother Earth weeping/for all her suf-fring children/In this day and age by Del Roper
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    Poets in our midst. One of the original haikus from the group: Mother Earth weeping/for all her suf-fring children/In this day and age by Del Roper
  11.  For the right brain among us....creating colorful lanterns expressing love of the earth
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    For the right brain among us....creating colorful lanterns expressing love of the earth
  12. Yoga with Alan Vovolka.
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    Yoga with Alan Vovolka.
  13. TitleSilent mindful eating in the embrace of nature
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    TitleSilent mindful eating in the embrace of nature
  14. Rev. Kim Morrow brought a message from the faith community
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    Rev. Kim Morrow brought a message from the faith community
  15. After everyone goes home, the planning team asks '"what went well and what could have gone better?"
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    After everyone goes home, the planning team asks '"what went well and what could have gone better?"
  16. Tom Genung spoke about being an unlikely environmental activist with BOLD Nebraska
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    Tom Genung spoke about being an unlikely environmental activist with BOLD Nebraska
  17. Tim Rinne on supporting your local food shed
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    Tim Rinne on supporting your local food shed
  18. Lincoln musician Emily Bass brought us back to life after a long day of learning
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    Lincoln musician Emily Bass brought us back to life after a long day of learning
  19. Faith-based Community Organizing with Mary Ruth Stegman of the Omaha Together One Community Environmental Task Force
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    Faith-based Community Organizing with Mary Ruth Stegman of the Omaha Together One Community Environmental Task Force
  20. his is what it's all about!
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    his is what it's all about!
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  1. And we danced!
    And we danced!
  2. Time simply to receive the beauty around us
    Time simply to receive the beauty around us
  3. Prayers to the four directions with John Pappan
    Prayers to the four directions with John Pappan
  4. No throwaway dishes for us, thanks to a dedicated kitchen crew
    No throwaway dishes for us, thanks to a dedicated kitchen crew
  5. Some might say there were a few "wild turkeys" inside as well!
    Some might say there were a few "wild turkeys" inside as well!
  6. Let's hear it for solar power!
    Let's hear it for solar power!
  7. The sacrifices made to support local!  Thank you to Glacial Till Winery for our evening wine tasting!
    The sacrifices made to support local! Thank you to Glacial Till Winery for our evening wine tasting!
  8.  Breathing in, breathing out
    Breathing in, breathing out
  9. Susan Whitfield, of No More Empty Pots, worked her magic in the kitchen using seasonal ingredients.  Participants got to taste the results!
    Susan Whitfield, of No More Empty Pots, worked her magic in the kitchen using seasonal ingredients. Participants got to taste the results!
  10. Our closing climate action...the dedication of a white oak at Mahoney State Park
    Our closing climate action...the dedication of a white oak at Mahoney State Park
  11. Title 11
    Title 11