Earth Day Done Right
Why not make Earth Day like a birthday and celebrate it multiple days? With parties, games and vastly different avenues of entertainment each day, this truly has something for every type of environmentalist. The all-ages Earth Day Celebration is the cost of standard admission to each of the ABQ BioPark spots which include Wednesday, April 18, at the aquarium; Thursday, April 19, at the zoo; Friday, April 20, at Tingley Beach; and Saturday, April 21, at the botanic gardens. Each day's celebation is from 10am to 2pm.
Thursday Apr 19, 2018
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Discover different ocean habitats and how to protect them. Learn about why it is important to buy sustainable seafood. Also make a recycled craft to take home.
Visit the BioPark’s Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden to learn more about our planet and what you can do to protect the animals and plants that inhabit the Earth. Discovery stations and hands-on activities at each facility will introduce you to the wonders of nature.
Join us each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for rich learning experiences that explore how our actions matter to plants, animals and the ecosystem, both in our own backyard and around the world.
Wednesday, April 18, at the Aquarium
Discover different ocean habitats and how you can protect them.Learn about why it is important to buy sustainable seafood. Make a recycled craft.Meet ocean animals at the touch pools.
Thursday, April 19, at the Zoo
Story time and zookeeper chatsHands-on animal discovery stations and enrichment making stations
Friday, April 20, at Tingley Beach
Our Actions Matter station with game and activityBosque habitat discovery stationFish Craft/Recycled Art StationHealthy Waterfowl Habitat discovery station that includes a fishing line service-learning project and waterfowl ID
Saturday, April 21, at the Botanic Garden
Visit the Children's Seed Festival sponsored by the Rotary Club of Albuquerque. Activities include mystery seed lab, seed trivia game, face painting, seed art and seed balls.Explore the various habitats of New Mexico at interactive stations and learn how you can help protect them.Make a recycled craft.
Included with regular admission.