Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day 2010!
Contact: Bob Henry, (907) 733-2174
Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day!
The theme for this year’s celebration is "Grow Awareness." This locally sponsored and staffed event features a wide variety of exhibits and activities suitable for all ages. There will be food, crafts, art, short films, door prizes and lots of important consumer information. Free fair trade coffee will be available to those who bring their own cup, or can be purchased for $1.00 for those needing a cup.
The following items will be accepted for recycling during the day’s activities: cardboard,
Earth Day is made possible by the many volunteers, businesses, and organizations that support sustainable living, including Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service. For additional information, you may contact Colleen Coulon Love, Alaska Geographic Earth Day Coordinator, at (907) 733-2174 or Bob Henry, National Park Service Education Specialist, at (907) 733-9110 or Robert_Henry@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Recent climate warming has affected Denali in ways that are readily apparent, such as reduced spring snowfall, earlier snowmelt, earlier green-up and thawing of permanent snowfields. Subarctic ecosystems, like Denali, are extremely sensitive to climate variability and change.