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when: Apr 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
where: Phinney Ridge , Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle , Wa
cost: Free with admission or membership
Do you ever wonder what life would be like without nature? Do you ever wonder what nature would be like without us? Earth Day is an invitation to celebrate nature and all it does for us, but also serves as a powerful reminder that we must return the favor by protecting the very things nature provides. On Earth Day, Woodland Park Zoo invites everyone to be advocates for our planet with action opportunities throughout the zoo including:
Make a personal pledge to take actions to protect endangered species by signing or making a hand-written comment directly onto animal cut-outs located at several exhibits around the zoo.
Participate in the zoo’s new ECO-CELL recycle program by dropping off used handheld electronics at the zoo to be refurbished or recycled by ECO-CELL.
Sign an over-sized card for a few of our Congress members to thank them for their commitment to the planet as they work on legislation in Washington, D.C.
Take home a biodegradable coaster embedded with non-invasive seeds that can be planted into a garden or pot, germinating later into beautiful flowers.
Anyone who visits the zoo on Earth Day will have the opportunity to learn about the zoo’s most endangered species, and how everyone can take small actions to pull them back from the brink of extinction. Large animal cut-outs will be displayed at the exhibits of grizzly bears, tigers, gorillas, penguins and frogs. Zoo volunteers will be at these exhibits talking with people about the importance of these species to the entire ecosystem and even to human health. Guests will have the opportunity to make a personal pledge to take actions to protect these endangered animals by signing or making a hand-written comment directly on the cut-outs.