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April 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, which began in 1970. Brookings will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Larson Nature Center, 1705 32nd Avenue S. 10:00 AM Welcome | Holly Tilton Byrne, Brookings Sustainability Council 10:10 AM Mayor’s Monarch Pledge | Deputy Mayor Keith Corbett 10:20 AM “The Truth Behind the Bee Problem” | Dr. Jon Lundgren Dasher Farm 11:00 AM Pollinator Hotel Demonstration | Dakota Rural Action 11:30 AM Rain Barrel Give-away 12:00 PM Park Clean-up (self-guided)
Larson Nature Center
32nd St. So.
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 692-6281
All events are open to the public and free of charge.

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Earth Day

Saturday, April 22

Everyone is invited to celebrate Earth Day and learn how to become an active participant in making Brookings a sustainable community. Earth Day is a collaboration between the Brookings Sustainability Council; Dakota Rural Action; Brookings Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department; and SDSU Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability Committee. For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (605) 692-6281. Resource booths include: Blue Dasher Farms | Brookings County Conservation District (Milkweed Plug Give-away) | Brookings Farmers Market | Brookings Sustainability Council | Brookings Wildlife Federation | Dakota Rural Action | Pollinator Gardens (Shannon VanDerVliet) | SDSU Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability Committee