Anyone headed to Bismarck to learn how to cut energy costs?

If not. You should. Here’s the info!

Energy Matter$: Living Green in the 21st Century, a new program to explore energy efficiency and green living with area residents, will be held in Bismarck on May 22.

Energy Matter$ will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday May 22 at Great River Energy’s Ft. Union Conference Room located at 1531 East Century Avenue, Bismarck. Dana Pritschet, North Dakota Department of Agriculture Local Foods Specialist, and Carl Pederson, North Dakota State University Extension Energy Specialist will provide programs on easy ways to save energy every day. Pedersen’s program covers simple, practical ways to make a home more energy efficient. He will also highlight “Home Energy 101”, a comprehensive online course that guides users in making energy saving adjustments in their existing homes and thrifty energy efficiency concepts to employ while building a home. Pritschet will offer easy and inexpensive ways to grow fresh foods and to take advantage of the benefits of locally grown produce.

The program is open to the public and there is no cost to attend; participants need to bring a lunch. To register call the Burleigh County Extension Office at 701-221-6865 or email megan.d.myrdal@ndsu.eduby May 18.

This program is sponsored jointly by ND Alliance for Renewable Energy, NDSU Extension Service and the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.