2019 Earth Day Celebrations

Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 12:00

Come celebrate Earth Week in Rossland! Check out these free, family oriented activities organized by local community groups & businesses.

2019 Earth Day Celebration Events

 

Saturday April 20th

Trash to Treasure Day  9am – 4pm

Place good, used stuff at the curb for treasure seekers

 

Tuesday April 23rd

Earth Needs Water: Trail Creek Watershed Displays

withRossland Streamkeepers

Rossland Library   10am – 8 pm

 

Friday April 26th

Seed Planting for Kids with Gill at the Rossland Library   3 - 4pm

Plant some seeds. Take them home and watch them grow!

Saturday April 27th

Electric Car Test Drives from 10am - 2 pm  Queen Street Parking Lot

Test drive Accelerate Kootenays’ Chevy Bolt.  Sign up here  http://acceleratekootenays.ca/ruralev-mobile-showcase/ or call Ann at 250-362-5617

 

Electric & Hybrid Car Rally  from 12 noon - 2 pm  Queen Street Parking Lot

Thinking of getting an electric or hybrid  vehicle? Come talk to local electric & hybrid vehicle owners and check out their ‘green’ rides.   We are expecting a Tesla Sedan, Tesla 3, Nissan Leaf,  and Chevy Bolt electric cars as well as a Misubishi Outlander 4WD SUV hybrid and Toyota Prius hybrid.  

Already driving an electric or hybrid car?  Bring it down and show it off!

 

Sunday April 28th -  Chicken Crawl 10 am – 12 noon

Visit the chicken coops, check out coop designs and learn about keeping chickens from your neighbours!  Drop by Chicken Crawl headquarters at the Library and pick up a map or print the map attached at the bottom of this page.  Then visit any of our 6 local chicken and duck coops.  You'll likely also see some electric fences,  bat and bee houses, goats and geese, compost bins, hugelkulturs and some lovely gardens along the way.

Thinking of getting chickens or ducks?   Read this valuable reference guide to raising chickens in Rossland,  written by Judy Kerby who has raised chickens in Rossland for at least the last 20 years.  Look for 'Helpful notes backyard chickens" attached at the bottom of this page.

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