15th annual Wild Earth Day celebrates Earth Day

BOULDER – Bike, bus, carpool, run or walk to celebrate this magnificent planet at the Wild Earth Day celebration, hosted by Nederland-based Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. This free action-packed family event engages the public with some of the nation’s best ecological talent and provides hands-on experiences and entertainment for all ages from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 24.

The 15th annual Wild Earth Day will kick off with Weather Balloon Launches and Shamwari Tamba, a local teen Marimba band, followed by a fun and engaging performance by Boulder’s Jeff and Paige at the Mary Rippon Theatre at the CU Museum.  Visitors from throughout the region will receive their “goody bag,” free admission into the Museum, scientific presentations in the Paleo Hall and engaging hands-on activities with leaders in the field of environmental science inside and outside of the museum.

Delve into experiential activities with masters in the field of environmental education from Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, CU Museum of Natural History, Nature’s Educators, Greenwood Wildlife, Colorado Ocean Coalition, and more! Get your face painted and celebrate this magnificent planet Earth! Sponsored by the Scientific and Cultural Faciltiy District, this event is free to the public and engaging for all ages.

See http://wildbear.org/wild-earth/  for a full schedule and to learn more about this free opportunity to celebrate Earth Day from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday April 24. In the interest of this magnificent planet, please ride the bus, carpool, walk or ride your bike to Wild Earth Day.

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