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It’s Easy Being Green with Upcoming Earth Day Events in Tampa

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April 22 isn’t another day on the calendar. It’s Earth Day!

Since April 22, 1970, people all over the world show their support for environmental protection with special Earth Day events.

The official theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest In Our Planet

This year, Tampa Bay Watch and Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center will offer local community members habitat restoration volunteer opportunities and other eco-activities.

Earth Week and Earth Day events include:

– Build oyster reef balls at Tampa Bay Watch Marine Education Center at Tierra Verde on Tuesday, April 19, and Thursday, April 21.

– Harvest native plants at Apollo Beach on Wednesday, April 20

– Shoreline project. Volunteers will plant native salt marsh grass, and partake in oyster reef ball placements as well as oyster shell bar installations along the shoreline at Lassing Park in St. Pete.

Date: Friday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: 2402 Beach Dr. SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Volunteers can register for the latter events, here.

Discover new ways to make eco-friendly choices that benefit our planet at the Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center. This free event features eco-activities every 30 minutes outside of the center.

Date: Friday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: (700 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701)

Like the Tampa Bay Watch and Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center pages on Facebook to stay up-to-date with volunteer opportunities and more.

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