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Earth Day Celebration

April 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join us for a full day of activities and fun this Earth Day at Lovers Key State Park!

At 10:30 a.m., a park ranger will lead a wading trip into the seagrass flats at North Beach and discuss the many crabs, snails, starfish, and other creatures that inhabit this ecosystem.

At 12:00 p.m., Park Manager Catherine Moses will kick off our new Read with a Ranger series by reading Dr. Seuss’ iconic children’s story, The Lorax, in the Exhibit Hall at the Welcome and Discovery Center. Listeners will be given a seed at the end of the story and invited to decorate small pots to house their seeds.

At 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Welcome and Discovery Center, a park ranger will lead an up-cycled craft in which participants transform a plastic water bottle into a vibrant fish of their choosing.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own bottles, but the park will have a limited number available for those who do not. At 3:00 p.m., a park ranger will close out the celebration with a beach cleanup on South Beach.

Throughout the day, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., there will be a myriad of informal Earth Day activities and educational materials available for the whole family to enjoy at the Welcome and Discovery Center.

All programs are free with paid park entry. 


April 22, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Friends of Lover’s Key
(239) 463-4588
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Lover’s Key State Park
8700 Estero Boulevard
Bonita Springs, FL 33931 United States
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((239) 463-4588
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