The resort property in Death Valley National Park features a 1.2-megawatt, 4-acre solar facility, a gravity-fed water system and an Audubon Certified Golf Course Sanctuary. Guests are invited to tour the solar facility, view a biodiesel demonstration, and taste sustainable cuisine at no cost on April 23.
On April 23, in celebration of Earth Day, Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park in Death Valley, Calif., is giving guests an up-close look at the desert property’s solar panels, NBC Bay Area (Calif.) reported.
Death Valley enjoys a notable amount of sunshine, and solar power is an important centerpiece to the destination. The property features a 1.2-megawatt, 4-acre solar facility, a gravity-fed water system and an Audubon Certified Golf Course Sanctuary. The event will include activities for children, free tastings of sustainable cuisine, a biodiesel demonstration by the property’s golf management team, art and collectibles available for purchase, and live musical entertainment .
The Amargosa Conservancy, the Death Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the National Park Service are partnering for the event, and with the party scheduled within National Park Week, entry into Death Valley is free, NBC Bay Area reported.