Walking Mountains sustainability tip: 3 community cleanups to participate in around Eagle County
Walking Mountains Science Center
Did you know, on the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, over 20 million people took to the streets and parks across the U.S. to demonstrate for environmental causes?
This year, Eagle County has several opportunities for residents to get involved in Earth Day events by helping to clean up our community. Check out the three ways you can help clean up your community:
1. Highway Clean up with Eagle River Watershed Council
When: Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Various locations throughout Eagle County
More information: Sign up at http://www.erwc.org
2. Town of Eagle Community Cleanup Day and Hard to Recycle Event
When: Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. to noon
Where: Eagle Ranch, parking lot behind the movie theater
More information: E-waste, paper shredding, scrap metal, and general waste
3. Lake Creek Village Community Cleanup Day
When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Lake Creek Village
More information: Help us pick up trash and learn about the importance of wetlands as bird habitat
Kim Schlaepfer is a Climate Action Collaborative project manager for Walking Mountains Science Center. Contact her at email@example.com.
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