Region 8

Earth Day Events and Volunteer Opportunities in Region 8

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Read about Earth Day 2013 activities that took place in EPA Region 8 states:

Colorado

2013 Auraria Campus Sustainability Fair
April 22, 2013 from 10am to 4pm.

In addition to live entertainment, local food, and great prizes, this year’s fair featured the "Closed Loop Food Cycle." Come learn about our food system, what's unsustainable about it, and how we can fix it for the health of our community and our planet! There will also be many vendors and organizations representing each of the Sustainable Campus Program’s categories including renewable energy, energy efficiency, water efficiency, alternative transportation, waste diversion, and food/gardens.

Denver's Earth Day Fair 2013
April 22, 2013, from 10AM-2PM
Denver City & County Building Plaza, 1437 Bannock St

Earth Day Denver 2013 will be the City’s first zero waste, solar powered event! It will be 100% powered by a portable, solar-PV generator, provided by SolaRover. There will also be a display of the latest technology in near zero emissions electric vehicles.

Lakewood Earth Day 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood, Colorado

Pikes Peak Earth Month 2013
Events occurring in Colorado Springs throughout April

Montana


Billings: Party for the Planet at ZooMontana
Thursday, April 20, 2013 10:00 am—3:00 pm
2100 South Shiloh Road, Billings, MT; 406-652-8100
Local businesses and organizations were on hand to help teach you ways to live a more eco-friendly life. Enjoy games and activities for kids and adults.

Earth Day Celebration at the Audubon Conservation Education Center in Billings
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9:30AM - 1PM

North Dakota

Bismarck Earth Day Festival
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Bismarck Career & Technical Education Center
1221 College Dr.
P.O. Box 5587
Bismarck, North Dakota

South Dakota

Utah

Odgen Nature Center's Earth Day Celebration 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 12-4 p.m.
966 West 12th Street
Ogden, Utah 84404

Enjoy earth-friendly exhibitors, entertainment, food, nature crafts, local artists and fun activities. Explore the trails, tour our green buildings and learn what you can do to improve the health of the planet.

Zion Canyon 8th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 20, 2013
1212 Zion Park Boulevard, 12-6 p.m.

Live solar powdered music and a farmer's market were accompanied by vendors, activities and demonstrations about native plant sources, alternative energy, Leave No Trace principles, solar oven demonstrations, environmental art and sustainable products. Kids can participate in games and a reading of Dr. Suess "The Lorax".

Wyoming