7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Spring Long!

By October 17, 2016June 13th, 2019Blog

by Marie Paterson, Chesapeake Bay Trust Development and Communications Department Intern.  Marie is a junior at UMBC majoring in Psychology and Media and Communications.

1. Go to a Tree Planting Event
This is a great activity for families with children! Meet new people and enjoy lunch on April 30, 2016 from 11:00am – 3:00pm at Pinecliff Park. Check out the event page to find out more: http://bit.ly/23SJF02

2. Check out the Earth, Water, Faith Festival
This festival has eco-art, shirt decorating, music, and free paper shredding on Sunday, May 1 from 1:00pm – 3:30pm at the Annapolis Towne Centre. Check out more on the Earth, Water, Faith Festival here: http://bit.ly/1Vxpqn3

3. Attend a Workshop
Want to learn a new skill? There are 5 different free workshops on Saturday, April 23 from 8:30am – 12:30pm at 535 Riverside Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21801. Find out more information on the available workshops here: http://bit.ly/26aLZS5

4. Learn about Sustainable Landscapes at the National Arboretum

Are you in the business of landscaping? This field day is designed for you! Get a tour of the Fern Valley Native Plant Collection and learn about the Springhouse Run Stream Restoration plus refreshments are provided! Sign up for this experience on Saturday, April 23 here: http://bit.ly/1QhTiMe

5. Head over to the Native Plant Palooza
Do you enjoy gardening? This native plant sale has vendors from all over with knowledge about how to increase the beauty and sustainability of your garden. Proceeds from the sales at this event on Sunday, May 15 will benefit educational programs! To get more information on vendors and native plants check out the website here: http://bit.ly/1XEOhmR

6. Take Part in the Celebrate Baltimore Birds Festival
This festival is great for people of all ages! There will be rock climbing, food trucks, archery, face painting, live bird showings, and appearances by Baltimore’s sports mascots! The festival is on May 21 from noon – 5:00pm. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/4mS9o0

7. Attend a River Clean up
Our rivers need help and this is a great way to give back to the Earth. Volunteers to to help remove trash from the Susquehanna at the 5th annual spring clean up on May 7th from 9:00am – 2:00pm. Learn more at http://bit.ly/RiverCleanUpDanville

 

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