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Updated: January 24, 2020 @ 1:43 pm
Earth Day is celebrated internationally on April 22. Here is a look back at Earth Day activities held in Napa Valley.
Kennedy Park was one of six sites around Napa where volunteers gathered Sunday morning to remove trash from local recreational areas to mark Earth Day, the day of environmental awareness first celebrated in 1970.
After taking part in a trash cleanup near Napa's Oxbow earlier Sunday, two volunteers tried out a fishing game at the Earth Day festival in the Oxbow Commons park, using magnetic "rods" to cull refuse from a kiddie pool of wooden "fish." Booths at the outdoor fair represented a variety of environmental and nonprofit groups in Napa County.
The grounds of CIA at Copia were among the areas combed by volunteers Sunday morning during a cleanup of the Oxbow area, one of six such events organized in Napa for Earth Day.
One type of trash was used to store another at the Napa Oxbow, where volunteers from the Napa Youth Stewardship Council used discarded coffee cups to store dozens of cigarette butts during their Earth Day cleanup. The team also recovered at least two carpets and a wood-and-metal chair, among other kinds of trash.
Within the first half-hour of an Earth Day cleanup campaign at the boat launch of Napa's Kennedy Park, volunteers recovered an automotive wheel with the tire still attached, a length of pipe and the bottom of a plastic garbage can. More refuse was deposited on this blue tarp, including large amounts of bottles and fast-food boxes and wrappers.
Families were among those who pitched in Sunday during a trash cleanup at Kennedy Park, one of six to take place in Napa in observance of Earth Day.
High school students helped gather used electronic equipment beside the St. Helena firehouse during the 2018 Earth Day recycling event.
B and the Hive from San Luis Obispo perform at Earth Day Celebration at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday.
Attendees to Earth Day Celebration at the Oxbow Commons watch one of the many performers during Saturday's festivities.
Bleeding Heart Belly Dance from Napa performs at Earth Day Celebration at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday.
Aaron Quaglia plays a game of giant Jenga at the Society of Hispanic Professionals and Engineers booth at Napa Valley College’s Earth Day festivities on Thursday.
Mermaid Rachel Smith from the Dive Bar in Sacramento stopped by Napa Valley College’s Earth Day activities on Thursday to advocate for creatures who live in oceans.
Beckett Comendant Kaplan, 6, does some archery alongside his twin sister, Talus, and mom, Tosha Comendant, during the Earth Day celebration at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday.
Nydia Campoy and her daughter Camila, 3, touch the furs and skulls spread out on the table at the Carolyn Parr Nature Center booth during the Earth Day celebration at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday.
Zoe Malocsay, a Daisy from Girl Scout Troop 11333, greeted recyclers on an Earth Day celebration last Saturday at the St. Helena Fire Department by offering each person a daisy to plant.
Ella Aguilera tries to keep three hoops going during the Earth Day celebration at Veterans Memorial Park in Napa on Saturday.
Jillian Stoddard from the Napa Home Depot, left, puts a succulent in a ice cream cone for Arianna Hricik during the Earth Day celebration at Veterans Memorial Park in Napa on Saturday.
Kindergarten teacher Diana Hardin helps her students in an Earth Day activity at Pueblo Vista Magnet School on Wednesday. The students are learning about Earth Day this week. Wednesday's lesson taught students about the benefits that plants provide humans. Students then transplanted flowers into recycled milk cartons to take home and plant.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014, NAPA, CA - Rylee Manny, 8, shows a refrigerator magnet and plant box made from a recycled champagne cork with a small succulent planted inside. The magnets were made by ten-year-old siblings Jonas and Gianna Hohaia as a science project, who were selling them at Napa's Earth Day celebration on Saturday. Lisa James/Register
Emily Munoz-Campos, 3, giggles with excitement as a giant parachute ripples around her and other children playing under it during Napa's Earth Day celebration in 2014.
Kate Marden, left, and Jana Barkley of West Coast Falconry, each holding a falcon from their falconry, explain the different hunting styles of birds of prey, such as Peregrine falcons, Harris’ hawks and great horned owls. The birds have different ways of catching and killing their prey. Some of their birds are used in vineyards to hunt pest birds such as starlings, which will eat grapes from the vines.
As part of the falconry demonstration at Calistoga Ranch’s Earth Day celebration, guests got to hold some of the birds. Shown here is Lily Lundquist, daughter of City of Calistoga’s senior planner Erik Lundquist, holding a falcon. The bird had just flapped its wings and brushed Lily’s face.
SATURDAY APRIL 23, 2011 NAPA, CA - Nicole Naslund of Leadership Napa Valley grabs a handful of compact fluorescent light bulbs to pass out while educating fairgoers how to recycle them during the Earth Day Festival in downtown Napa. Jorgen Gulliksen/Register
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