ST. CROIX COUNTY — St. Croix County is offering residents several opportunities to celebrate Earth Day during the month of April by taking part in local, state and nationwide activities.
“Earth Day is an opportunity to remind residents of the benefits of recycling and conserving our natural resources,” said St. Croix County Recycling Specialist, Megen Hines. “Each small act we do as individuals to protect our natural resources has the ability for positive changes in our communities.”
St. Croix County Earth Day Celebration
Join us on Sunday, April 23 from 12-4 pm at the YMCA Camp St. Croix-Day Use Side (532 Cty Rd F, Hudson) for the 13th annual St. Croix County Earth Day Celebration. Groundwater is the theme for this free, family friendly event. Learning by doing is always more fun. The event is full of hands on environmental activities, booths and crafts. Contact Aleisha Miller at 715-531-1915 for more information.
Since April 3rd, the St. Croix County Recycling Facebook page has posted fun recycling facts as part of a statewide campaign for Earth Day 2017 sponsored by the Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW). Posts will be made leading up to Earth Day, April 22 using the hashtag #EarthDay2017. More information is available at www.recyclemorewisconsin.org.
About Earth Day
The very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970 to make people aware of the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean. On Earth Day, people made promises to help the environment and make positive changes in their community. More information is available at www.earthday.org.
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