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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Since 1970, Earth Day has increased awareness of the planet we live on, and encouraged people to learn more about pollution, climate change, endangered species, and many other environmental issues. LEARN MORE about the history of Earth Day.

A PBC Earth Day Collaboration

Mounts Botanical has collaborated with 17 other Palm Beach County organizations to create an Earth Day-inspired PBC Activity Guide with simple, fun activities that can be enjoyed any time!

CLICK HERE to view or download the Activity Guide.

We hope you will enjoy these activities right through the summer and beyond! If you can, please share your finished projects or process on social media using this hashtag, so we can see what you’ve done and what you’re doing!  #PBCEarthDay

PBC Organizations and Activities:

In Your Neighborhood

  • A Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt with Okeeheelee Nature Center
  • Create a Bird Feeder with FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center
  • Bird Behavior Scavenger Hunt with FWC/Everglades Youth Conservation Camp
  • Earth Day Scavenger Hunt with Daggerwing Nature Center

Get Creative

  • Create an Origami Zebra Longwing Butterfly with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Make an Insect Finger Puppet with the Hobe Sound Nature Center
  • Make a Living Seed Necklace with the South Florida Fair
  • The Awesome Adventures of Annie V. with Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
  • Create Your Own Earth with the Loxahatchee River Center

Good for Earth

  • Cooking Plant Based with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful and Nikki Talks Food
  • Recycle Right Challenge with the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
  • One Green Step with the City of West Palm Beach Office of Sustainability

Water Wonders

  • Create a Rain Gauge with Mounts Botanical Garden
  • Upcycled Water Cycle with South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
  • Tabletop Watershed Demonstration with Grassy Waters Preserve
  • Take the Pledge with Manatee Lagoon: An FPL Eco-Discovery Center
  • Water Quality with Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Annie Beau the Sea Turtle
  • Take a Virtual Trip to the Florida Keys with ANGARI Foundation