Melfa, Virginia – For immediate release. The Eastern Shore Resource Conservation and Development Council (ES RC&D) and the Eastern Shore Watersheds Roundtable are pleased to present the Second Annual Earth Day Celebration in Exmore’s Town Park. This event will take place rain or shine and will provide a wealth of free fun activities for the entire family. Pony rides for children will be available for a nominal donation.
When: Saturday, April 22nd, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Where: Exmore Town Park Next door to Western Auto 3364 Main St. Exmore VA 23350
♦ Meet local farmers and their barnyard animals!
♦ Learn about native plants and butterfly gardens
♦ Live music by Peg Volk and Friends
♦ Enjoy delicious food by local vendors: Taqueria La Hispana and Tastee Dogs
♦ Fruit Smoothie demos and free tastings ♦ Enter contest to win a blender
♦ Live appearance by Smokey the Bear
♦ Make a Soil Baby with Eastern Shore Soil & Water Conservation District
♦ Face painting ♦ Antique tractors
There will be plenty of hands-on Earth Day related nature and conservation exhibits provided by ES Roundtable Members and local community organizations including the following:
North American Butterfly Association, Hopeton Farm, US Forestry Service, Eastern Shore Wastewatchers, A-NPDC, Juneteenth Trash & Treasure Fundraiser, Plant Eastern Shore Natives, Future Harvest-Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, Peninsula Tractor Organization, Eastern Shore Master Naturalists, Turtle Pace Farm, Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, Kiptopeke State Park, Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District, Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Shine and Rise Farm, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Voter Registration, Eastern Shore Beekeepers Club, and more.
More Information: Josephine Mooney at: Esrcdc.firstname.lastname@example.org; 757-710-7266
These events are presented by the ES Watersheds Roundtable which is funded by a grant from the VA Department of Environmental Quality and administered by the ES Resource Conservation & Development Council (ES RC&D).
Eastern Shore Watersheds Roundtable Members
A-N Planning District Commission, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, DCR’s Natural Heritage Program, Eastern Shore Resource Conservation & Development Council, ES Soil & Water Conservation District, Virginia Eastern ShoreKeeper, ES Health District, VA Dept. Health, Natural Resources Conservation Services, Resource Management Associates, The Nature Conservancy, VA Eastern Shore Land Trust.