Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
For more infromation about the History of Earth Day please go to http://www.earthday.org/earth-day-history-movement
Chino, CA – The Inland Empire Utilities Agency will be co-hosting, along with the City of Chino and the Santa Ana Watershed Association, an Earth Day Celebration at the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park on Thursday, April 19, 2012. The Earth Day Celebration will be open to schools that have scheduled field trips between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The Earth Day Celebration will be open to the public between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
This Event promotes environmental awareness to the community and provides ways for the community to take action and support environmental stewardship. It will include environmental exhibits, free giveaways, hands-on earth-friendly activities, environmental show performances, and much more.
“The Annual Earth Day Celebration is an opportunity to reach out to the community and offer ways to protect the environment. It is a time where one can learn about the earth’s precious natural resources and how to practice efficiency and sustainability,” stated IEUA Board President Terry Catlin.
What: Annual Earth Day Celebration
Where: Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park
6075 Kimball Avenue, Chino
When: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Open to schools: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Open to public: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park was partially funded by a grant from the State Water Resources Control Board. The Earth Day Event is partially funded by a grant from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency covers 242-square miles, distributes imported water, provides industrial/municipal wastewater collection and treatment services, and other related utility services to more than 850,000 people.