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Help the Planet this Earth Day

Dated: April 20 2021

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National Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd. It's a great day for learning more about climate change, recycling, ecosystems, reducing waste, or anything that helps protect the Earth! Boise has a few opportunities for you to get outdoors and make a difference in the community or even learn something new this Earth Day!

Volunteer for a Day at Warm Springs Park

Join other area residents to plant native shrubs and prune plants in Warms Springs Park for the spring. Dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Numbers are limited due to COVID-19.

Clean Up, Borah

On Saturday, April 24th, The Borah Neighborhood President and Company are hosting an Earth Day Clean-Up of Borah Park! Bring your own gloves and trash bags!

Clean Up Ross Park & the Zoo

Make a day of it at the Zoo and Ross Park! Gloves, trash bags, coffee, and treats are provided to volunteers.

Expanding My Worldview Virtual Event by Ada Soil & Water

On April 22nd, learn more about bees, weeds, and other earth science affecting Treasure Valley area residents. 

Join the Virtual Earth Day 1M-5K-10K-13.1-26.2

When you register for this virtual race, 20% of the proceeds go to Wild Earth Allies for protecting wildlife and their habitats. You can run this race in any location you choose, AND you'll get a fantastic Earth Day medal once you complete it!

What action can you take for the Earth this Earth Day? If an event isn't your style, you can easily make some adjustments around your home and workplace that support a greener tomorrow and a better planet in the future. Simple steps like buying secondhand, recycling, and repurposing items can truly make a difference. 

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Scott Trefaller

Scott grew up in Orange County, CA. and he and his family moved to Boise in 1972. He graduated from Meridian High School, then obtained a BA in Marketing from Boise State University. He has over 20 ye....

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