A local group is holding its second annual March for Science on Saturday.
The event, the day before Earth Day, is meant to demonstrate support of using science-based policies to solve our biggest challenges, according to Wyoming Rising-Northwest.
It will include a rally and a march, and organizers urge attendees to bring signs and slogans.
Scheduled speakers for the event include Jenny Desaro with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, science teachers Geoff Baumann and Dan White, anthropologist Larry Todd and high school senior and activist Lucille Sax.
It’s the latest in a string of events hosted by the group, including a March for Women earlier this year. Members recently worked with high school students to hold a March for Life in the wake of the school shooting at Stoneman-Douglas High School in Florida.
Wyoming Rising–Northwest is a nonprofit organization that promotes civil liberties, quality public education, affordable access to health care, a clean environment, and an inclusive society, according to a release.
Last year the March for Science included more than one million people around the world in the largest event for science advocacy in history.
After the march, organizers encourage attendees to head over to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West to enjoy a free Earth Day Celebration, noon-4 p.m.