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Celebrate Trees! Earth Month

 

 

Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island 2017

The goal of Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island is to raise awareness and encourage involvement for Arbor Day and Earth Day, and to inspire all to protect our trees, our environment, and our planet. Celebrate Trees! Happens all throughout April offers something for everyone, children and adults of all abilities.  Events are listed for the active weed puller, the quiet reader, the inquisitive tree hugger, the reflective Earth lover, the conscientious gardener, the Earth cookie-eating child (or adult), or the community citizen looking for ways to live more sustainably. You can even email our Island trees!

We hope you will join us!

Please visit our calendar below - make sure you click on 'April' and 'month view' to pull up the complete list of events. Or, you can download our List of Events as a PDF.  If you have additional questions, please email us at  

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Even more things to do! Happening throughout April:

Trees You Can Eat! All month long local bakeries, including Bainbridge Bakers and Blackbird Bakery, will be offering tree and earth-shaped cookies for sale. Some of the best tasting trees you’ll ever try!
Tree Reads: Stop by Eagle Harbor Book Company where they’ll have a fascinating collection of tree-related books highlighted for sale, as well as nature-themed author presentations during the month.
Library Picks: Bainbridge Public Library will display books that fit with the Earth Month theme, including invasive species, sustainable gardening, native trees and more!
Earthy Art: Bainbridge Arts & Crafts April Exhibitions: "Lou Cabeen: Geography of Hope" and "Unearthing Landscape". Artists share their works in response to global and local environmental issues of our time. www.bacart.org
Nature and Art: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art exhibit: "Revering Nature" with work focusing on the beauty and forces of nature. www.biartmuseum.org

Act locally, Act globally! 

Seattle March for Science, April 22, 10am. www.marchforscience.com
Seattle Climate March, April 29, 10am. www.peoplesclimate.org

Additional information about Celebrate Trees!: 

For a Bainbridge Community Broadcasting interview describing events this month as part of Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island, please listen to this podcast link.  For the Earth Day interview with Mike Cox speaking up for climate, science, and the EPA, please listen to this podcast link.

We thank the following organizations for their incredible planning support:

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bainbridge Island Land Trust
Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District 
Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation
Bainbridge Island Watershed Council
Bloedel Reserve
City of Bainbridge Island
Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
IslandWood
KiDiMu
Murden Cove Preservation Association
Sustainable Bainbridge
Weed Warriors
West Sound Wildlife Shelter
 
Thank you also to the many community businesses listed on the calendar which scheduled special events and discounts in honor of Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island.  We are grateful for their support!