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NCAR Celebrates Earth Day with “Wild Earth Saturday”

April 11, 2005

BOULDER—Students, teachers, and families are invited to celebrate Earth Day with hands-on science activities, workshops, and presentations during "Wild Earth Saturday." This free public event, hosted by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Wild Bear Center for Nature Discovery, takes place on Saturday, April 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at NCAR's Mesa Laboratory at 1850 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder.

Photo by Carlye Calvin.

The day's highlights include a slide show on clouds by award-winning photographer Carlye Calvin, live birds from the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, clay paintings, kite making, and much more. Earth Day murals created by students from several Boulder County schools will be on display.

Wild Earth Saturday promotes public environmental awareness and enriches the ecological experiences of local students and teachers. Its sponsors are UCAR Education and Outreach, Wild Bear Center for Nature Discovery, and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

For more information, the public can call 303-497-2408 or see the Wild Earth Day Web page.


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The National Center for Atmospheric Research and UCAR Office of Programs are operated by UCAR under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation and other agencies. Opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of any of UCAR's sponsors.

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