Thursday, July 31, 2008
NATURE ENTHUSIASTS ALERT: OUTDOORS IN MAMMOTH ENVIRONMENTAL FESTIVAL
Two day outdoor festival featuring noted environmentalist Jean-Michael Cousteau.
We wish we could attend but urge anyone in that beautiful part of the country to attend what is sure to be a fun time for childfree hipsters and families alike.
What: The two-day Outdoors in Mammoth Environmental Festival is themed “Summit to the Sea -
Everything is Connected.” The event will be a fun and interactive opportunity for families to
explore the mountains and discover the role they each play in building a responsible
Through field trips and hands-on experiences, the event aims to spread realization that land
and sea, humans and nature, and the present and future are all connected. The event will
demonstrate that every individual - regardless of age - can make intelligent decisions that
have a powerful impact on the environment.
Where & When: Mammoth Lakes, CA - August 5 & 6, 2008
Why: An opportunity to celebrate Mammoth’s unique place in the mountains by raising awareness
through communication, education, and action of each individual’s responsibility to our
Activities: The focus will be hands-on activities with short journeys to lakes, creeks, hot springs, and
mountains. Examples of morning, afternoon, and evening activities include:
• Hiking to the summit source of our drinking water to understand healthy water
• Adventuring into nature with the Paiute Indians to understand how they have
dwelled sustainably for thousands of years
• Investigating the local hot springs to gain knowledge of the natural energy sources
• Watching a thought-provoking film under the stars
• Enjoying an open-air dinner conversation with renown environmental ambassador,
Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau.
Website: Please visit www.outdoorsinmammoth.com for more information on the Schedule of
Events, Festival Packages, Lodging Deals, and Online Registration