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Earth Day

Earth Day

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At the Zoo - April 22, 2018 / 10:00 am

Celebrate Earth Day at Seneca Park Zoo to learn about environmental sustainability and the simple actions you can take to help make a difference for wildlife and wild places.

Visit a variety of stations throughout the Zoo to learn how local organizations are focusing on sustainability:

– Participate in recycling activities with Diamond Packaging, who will also be giving away tree saplings and native western NY seeds for a butterfly garden
– Discover recycled art with the Memorial Art Gallery
– Learn about the Zoo’s award-winning partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Capstone students and The Department of Transportation to restore pollinator habitats along I-390
– View samples of invasive aquatic and terrestrial plant and insect species with Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM)
– Learn how the Genesee RiverWatch – an initiative of the Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI) – is working to restore water quality

In addition, stop by docent-led stations to learn about the actions your Zoo is taking to create a sustainable earth.

Enjoy animal experiences throughout the day and go on a guided nature hike led by a Zoo Naturalist and PRISM!

10:30 a.m. – Penguin Experience
11:30 a.m. – Otter Experience
1:30 p.m. – Guided nature hike in the lower park with a focus on invasive species and human impact on the environment
2:30 p.m. – Elephant Experience

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April 22, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621 United States
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(585) 336-7200

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