4/17-4/25 every day
Stop by Wild Bear Nature Center for a very special Wild Earth Week scavenger hunt! All participants will receive a special surprise on completion of the hunt. Meet our animal ambassadors, create fun crafts, and learn more about the nature around you! Masks and physical distancing required.
4/17 & 4/18 1PM-3PM
Join us for the launch of Wild Bear’s Eco Arts Lounge, a community art space, by dropping in for our first community art project. Fold paper cranes with your wish for the earth and hang them in our windows or take them home with you!
Guided Nature Hike
*pre-registration required – visit https://www.wildbear.org/adult-family/*
Fairy Lanterns – Make and Take
Join Leah DeCapio, local Nederland Artist, for an enchanting earth day make and take craft. Create your own candle/light holder through upcycling jars, tissue paper, and natural materials.
Nederland is set to take part in Solarize, a program model that makes solar for residents and businesses easier and less expensive for a limited time. Join us to learn about the benefits of solar energy and how you can sign up to receive a discounted solar system for your home or business
Why recycle and compost? Climate change and Zero Waste.
Climate Reality with Eryka Thorley
Eryka is the co-chair for the Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) in Nederland. She holds a M.A. in Medical Anthropology and focused on issues around climate change and health. Eryka has been a trained Climate Reality leader since 2017.
Fire Ecology with Wild Bear
Naturalists from Wild Bear will present on fire ecology and its effects on mountain communities, and how we can take action to better understand and prevent fire in our lives.
Once a Wild Bear, Always a Wild Bear. For 25 years, Wild Bear has helped children and adults forge lifelong connections to nature through creative exploration of the outdoors. Specializing in mountain ecology, Wild Bear welcomes visitors to its hands-on nature center and provides year-round educational programs for people of all ages.