Earth Day Expo at ECU set for April 8

The East Carolina University Center for Biodiversity and Department of Biology will host the annual Earth Day Expo from 4 – 6 p.m. April 8 in Howell Science Complex on

ECU researchers and non-profit organizations will provide interactive activities and displays on topics related to biodiversity. Children may enjoy live animals and plants, lab activities, natural history story times and additional activities. More than 300 children participated in 2013.

This N.C. Science Festival event is free and open to the public.

In addition, the public is invited to attend a free, evening lecture at 8 p.m. in the Science and Technology Building, Room C307. Dr. Mary Ruckelshaus, managing director of Natural Capital Project, will discuss “Nature of, by, and for the People.” A reception in the 3rd floor atrium of the Science and Technology Building will follow.

For additional information, visit or contact Heather Vance-Chalcraft at or 252-328-9841.