Earth Day is Saturday, April 22 this year, and there are plenty of great events to encourage families to help our environment and learn more about ecology.
Whether you’re looking for family fun with a natural twist or want to give some hands-on help, we’ve got you covered! Here are our picks for Earth Day:
April 22-23, center hours
Admission is FREE to non-members.
Hike miles of trails and enjoy the great outdoors with a full lineup of earth-loving programs.
April 22, noon-5 pm
Celebrate Earth Day early with a jam-packed schedule full of music and even a recycled costume contest.
April 22, 9am to noon
Recommended for ages 10 and up
FREE (register by 4/20)
Lend a hand removing invasive bamboo from the preserve, then stick around for a special craft!
April 22, times vary depending on location
Children should be able to safely participate (listen to instructions, dress properly, etc). Check site for signup, waivers and event details/safety tips.
Help clean up the watershed to make a direct improvement to our environment.
April 20, 4-8:30
FREE after 5 p.m.; parking $10
Learn more about sustainable practices and green products, followed by a Tunes & Blooms concert.
What’s your favorite way to celebrate Earth Day? Tell us in the comments!