Earth Day 2021 in the Fox Cities

Celebrate, explore, and appreciate the natural beauty of the Fox Cities with the help of these local events.

Bubolz Nature Preserve Earth Day Challenge

Bubolz is celebrating 50 years of inspiring a love of nature and they've decided to go big by turning Earth Day into Earth Month. If you haven't already been participating, Bubolz has been listing a series of weekly challenges to help people connect more deeply with the beautiful earth around them.

The challenge for the week of April 22-29 is an Earth Day hike at Bubolz, and more details for the challenges can be found here.

Bubolz Nature Preserve

1000 Islands Environmental Center

If you're looking for inspiration on ways to be more earth friendly, check out this video of Stephanie Feuerstein reading "The Earth Book" by Todd Parr. Stephanie is a naturalist at 1000 Islands Environmental Center and shares her knowledge on how each one of us can make a difference through incorporating earth friendly practices into our lives.

Video link here.

1000 Islands Environmental Center

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Join the folks at Heckrodt for an Earth Day celebration titled "Tales on the Trails." Take a self-guided hike through the reserve, meeting naturalists positioned along the way to guide you through a variety of spring activities.

Tales on the Trails will run from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm and is free for all to enjoy.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Pinot's Palette

The Earth Day celebrations continue into the weekend with an open studio and plant sale at Pinot's Palette. Through a special collaboration with Evergreen Florists of Appleton, the community is invited to stop by to shop for plants and flowers outside the studio and then hop on inside to participate in sustainable painting projects.

More details, including registration, can be found here.

Photo Credit: Pinot's Palette Appleton
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