Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day on April 19th
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583
DENALI PARK, Alaska: Spring is in the air, and the Upper Susitna Valley is celebrating it and this planet we call home during the 14th Annual Earth Day Celebration taking place on Saturday, April 19. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the changing of the season, and the activities suitable for all ages taking place from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar in downtown Talkeetna.
Earth friendly products, information, arts, and crafts will be available to peruse or purchase in order to demonstrate how local choices can benefit the health of the global community. Free fair trade coffee will be available to participants who bring their own mug or other beverage container. Those without a container can purchase coffee for $1.00.
ARAMARK is facilitating recycling for this event. Community residents and other participants are encouraged to bring paper, cardboard, #1 and#2 plastics, and aluminum for recycling. The event will not be able to accept glass or scrap metal.
Earth Day activities are made possible by many volunteers, businesses, and organizations that support sustainable living. For additional information or to reserve exhibitor space, please contact Rachel Jencks, National Park Service Education Specialist, at 907-683-6430 or Rachel_Jencks@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
In the summer of 2005 a footprint of a dinosaur was found in Denali National Park. The print has been identified as belonging to a three toed foot of a Cretaceous Theropod.