Environmental summit shares message of conservation

Kathleen Nelson of the Mad Gardeners Invasive Species Task Force explained to Jack Nelson of Kent how to deal with the mile-a-minute vine. Photo by Kara Wilbeck

KENT — The second Kent Environmental Summit, held at Kent Center School on Saturday, Feb. 26, showed attendees tips, tricks and new ideas to save money and make their surroundings more eco-friendly.

“While the turnout was lower than last year, the event was great,” said Karren Garrity, chair of the Kent Energy and Environmental Task Force. She speculated that the lower attendance might be due to people thinking they had already learned what there was to learn. She pointed out that this was not the case.

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