Flathead Valley citizens are invited to rally for climate action on Sunday, Feb. 17 in Kalispell, Whitefish and Bigfork to call upon state and national leaders to reduce the fossil fuel emissions and secure a healthy climate future. The Flathead rallies, along with rallies in Bozeman and Missoula, will coincide with a national march on Washington, DC, that is expected to draw tens of thousands of people.
Whitefish location: Corner of 2nd Street and Spokane Avenue, Noon
Kalispell location: Depot Park at the corner of Center Street and Main, Noon
Bigfork location: Harvest Foods roadside along Hwy 35, Noon
One new event that has just been added is a 10AM photo session at the Summit of Whitefish Mountain Resort for a photo to send to the nationwide rally in D.C. Banner provided. Folks are encouraged to just show up.
Dr. Jerry Elwood, retired director of the Climate Change Research Division in the U.S. Department of Energy, will be the featured speaker in Whitefish. There will also be live music and refreshments at the event.
Todd Tanner, a nationally-recognized outdoor writer and the chairman of Conservation Hawks, will be the featured speaker in Bigfork. Conservation Hawks is a group focused on educating hunters & anglers about the threat of climate change.