Everyday is Earth Day at
"Our core mission is to educate students and visitors on the importance of biodiversity, to promote sustainability and to encourage conservation, preservation and restoration of ecosystems," she said. "Earth Day is an opportunity to have many local, environmental organizations, businesses and community members come together for one common goal: to have fun and help make a positive change for the future of out environment."
While Earth Day is April 22, the
"This year’s Earth Day Festival is an event for all ages," sand Bray. "Most activities are geared to engage the young at heart, but every age can enjoy interacting with live animals, learning about our environment, and understanding how to make a difference at a local level in your community."
"We are proud to be a community resource where people of all ages can learn and experience nature up close and personal," said Bray.
To sustain the center's programs, Biophilia opens its doors to the public on the first Saturday of the month as well as special events — such as Earth Day Festival — throughout the year.
"We are a non-profit 501(c3) environmental education center," said Bray. "Any support gained through our 1st Saturday of the month public programming goes to continuing our mission and helps to provide students with a deeper appreciation for the natural world and teaches them how to better protect it for future generations."
"We hope to foster a better appreciation and relationship between humans and the natural world while serving as a reminder of the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean," she said.
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