Uncategorized | April 22, 2010
Twelve organizations will be on hand to teach youth about conservation, recycling, ecology and other outdoor issues during a celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the grounds of the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue in Cheyenne.
Hosted by the Wyoming State Museum, the Earth Day celebration is an educational family event that will include a scavenger hunt, free t-shirts for the kids, face painting and refreshments.
Numerous area organizations will have booths on the lawn each addressing various issues related to the environment. Each booth will provide an activity for children.
Organizations expected to be in attendance are the Wyoming State Museum; State Museum Volunteers; Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails; Department of Environmental Quality; Bureau of Land Management; Greater Cheyenne Greenway; and the Laramie County Conservation District.
Others include Wyoming Association for Environmental Education; Laramie County Community College Range and Wildlife Club; LCCC Wind Energy; Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Paul Smith Children’s Village; and the Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming.
Also supporting the event are KGWN TV; Warren Federal Credit Union; the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming; and Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power.
The event is free of charge and open to all ages.
For more information about this and other State Museum programs, please call 777-7022.