Lifelong environmentalist and Bas Clas founder Steve Picou will give a one-hour presentation on Jan. 23 at the Southside Library on “How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint.” A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact that groups, corporations, and individuals have on the environment and on climate change. Picou’s presentation will detail how it all relates to the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our daily lives through burning fossil fuels used in electricity, heating, and transportation. In addition, Picou will also address the economic implications and opportunities these threats create for humanity.
“How to Reduce your Carbon Footprint” - Steve Picou 1 p.m. Southside Library? - South Regional Meeting Room 6101 Johnston Street, Lafayette 981-1028?
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.