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)
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