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Earth Day Celebrations in Huntsville

It’s the 51st annual celebration of Earth Day, and Huntsville has lots of local opportunities to get out and enjoy it!

Because of it’s vast amount of green space, Earth Day in Huntsville doesn’t have to be just one day in April, and thanks to Operation Green Team there are ways to pitch in year-round.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, April 17 at 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Operation Green Team | More Info
Do some Spring cleaning and get rid of some of those hazardous items in a safe way! This year the event will be drive-thru only, but participants can enjoy free giveaways.

Ditto Landing Spring Clean Up Day

Saturday, April 17 at 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Cost: FREE
Operation Green Team | More Info
Many cleaning activities will be available for the entire family to participate in and enjoy. Help get Ditto Landing spruced up for Spring.

Environmental Education Week Activities

Tuesday, April 20 – Saturday, April 24
Cost: Free
Huntsville Botanical Gardens | More Info
Enjoy various virtual programming that celebrates Environmental Education Week. Learn more about the environment around you and what you can do to help preserve it.


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Gardening Basics for Success

Tuesday, April 20 at 11 a.m.  – 12 p.m. 
Cost: Free
The Master Gardeners of North Alabama | More Info
Learn the basics of the gardening including the right plans for the right spaces with Lucy Edwards.

Earth Day Initiative

Thursday, April 22 at 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
Cost: Free
University of Alabama in Huntsville | More Info
Help keep the UAH campus beautiful by picking up litter and participating in a t-shirt design contest.

Robotic Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thursday, April 22 at 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Cost: Free
CASA of North Alabama & Mycelium | More Info
Learn about sustainably growing food at an automated garden plot.

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Cost: Free for Members, Admission for Non-Members
Huntsville Botanical Gardens | More Info
Enjoy hands-on activities and stations located throughout the Garden to help you celebrate Earth Day with the entire family.

Herpatologist for a Day

Saturday, April 24 at 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Cost: $130
Cook Museum of Natural Science | More Info 
Experience live feedings, behind the scene tours, herpetology classes, independent workstations, and even a frog dissection.

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Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 24 at 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Master Gardeners of North Alabama | More Info
Shop native plants, plants for pollinators, and more during the Annual Spring Plant Sale. Enjoy give-aways and more as you prepare your garden this year.


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Branch/Brahan Spring Park Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Operation Green Team | More Info
Help keep the park beautiful by participating in a Spring Cleanup Day with Operation Green Team. Multiple cleaning activities will be needed and it will be open to all ages.

KALB Earth Day and Outdoor Expo

Saturday, April 24 at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful | More Info
Enjoy socially distanced family fun with kids’ activities, vendors with Earth-friendly products, demonstrations, and more.

Nature Kids

Tuesday, April 27 – Thursday, April 29 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
Learn more about reduce, reuse, and recycle with fun kids activities at Hays Nature Preserve.

 

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