Thursday, March 22, 2012

Other Important Events

March 31, Saturday
Swiss Valley Road Clean-Up from US 20 - the Nature Center
Meet at Nature Center, 10 AM. Bring gloves, repellent, water, dress appropriately for the weather. (Keep Dubuque County Clean and Green, KDCCG).

At 8:30 PM, join the World Wildlife Federation in turning off your lights for an hour! Your Low Energy Lights, at that! ;)

April 14, Saturday
"Earth Day Every Day Event"
10 AM at Asbury Hy-Vee.
Learn about Dubuque's sustainability efforts from coordinator Cori Burbach; then the movie "Bag It" will present, with humor, the shocking truth about the impact of throw away plastic. (KDCCG)

April 14, Saturday
Help Clean Up Burton's Furnace Road
Volunteers age 18 and older are needed to take part in the cleanup of this "illegal dump" along this now closed road. Volunteers are to register by calling the Swiss Valley Nature Center at 563-556-6745. Meet at the Durango Heritage Trail parking lot at 9 AM. Lunch will be provided for registered volunteers and the cleanup will end at 3 PM. Wear sturdy gloves! Half day is okay. (DCCB, KDCCG, and DMASWA)

April 22, Monday
"Earth Jam" at E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center, Mines of Spain
Youth Activity. 5:30; Conservation entertainer, Tom Pease, at 6:45.
*Sierra a sponsor.

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