The Earth Day Event will be hosted at the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park located within southern California’s San Bernardino County (County). The Earth Day Event is designed to meet the growing need of integrating communities and school groups with the natural world by using the wetlands to create real life experiences. The Earth Day Event invites students to learn about the natural enviroment in the natural world via the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park. The wetlands park offers sanctuary not only to plants and wildlife but to the community in need of safe, natural space.
The Earth Day Event also offers students and other visitors the opportunity to directly learn about environmental issues pertaining to their own neighborhoods. Problematic issues such as urban runoff, erosion, groundwater contamination and natural habitat loss is common within the County and the Earth Day Event will address these matters by providing visitors the necessary information through a variety of activity and informational booths. Children and adults lacking natural environments near home will be able to experience wetlands ecosystems firsthand.