Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Montana Audubon Center for our 9th Annual Earth Day Celebration, a day of stewardship projects and education about caring for our planetary home. The 2017 International Earth Day theme is “Environmental and Climate Literacy” which is a great chance to highlight the work we’re doing at the Center.

Work and fun at the Center begin at 9:00 am. Participants will have their choice of projects, from naturalist-led trash pickup hikes to planting native species, mulching, and weeding. We will have special family-friendly restoration activities, so bring the kids, too.

Join us for an hour or the whole day. Bring water, work gloves, and the whole family. If you have one, bring a shovel! No fee for participation; volunteers are invited to a free BBQ lunch at noon. Event takes place rain or shine!

For more information, please call 406.249.5099

History of the Montana Audubon Center Earth Day Celebration

IMG_0847The Montana Audubon Center began celebrating Earth Day in April of 2008 with a land restoration work party. Forty volunteers spent the morning weeding the nursery, planting shrubs and trees, and picking up trash on the grounds. The hard work was followed by a free BBQ lunch, birding hikes, and canoe rides on the ponds. Since our land restoration season kicks off in April, Earth Day became a great way to celebrate spring, get people outside, and start the season with a bang. From its modest beginnings with 40 dedicated volunteers, the annual celebration has blossomed and now draws over 150 people to the Center each spring.

Earth Day Celebration Sponsors and Partners, 2009 – 2016

  • American Water
  • Billings Office Systems
  • Bridger Plant Materials Center
  • Buchanan Capital, LLC
  • Phillips 66
  • Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education grant program
  • Global Youth Service Day
  • Good Earth Market
  • Great Bear Restoration
  • Headwaters Floating Islands, LLC
  • Kohl’s of Billings
  • Lowe’s
  • Lucky’s Market
  • Montana Conservation Corps
  • Stella’s Kitchen and Bakery
  • TogetherGreen, an alliance between Toyota and National Audubon Society
  • Wheat Montana
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Yellowstone River Parks Association
  • Yellowstone Valley Audubon Society

Please contact us at [email protected] or 406-294-5099 if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

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