From the Antarctic to the South Pacific, to right here in Boston, people will celebrate Earth Day with The Nature Conservancy’s second annual Picnic for the Planet. The annual event celebrates the role that nature plays in daily life, by reminding people to stop and take a few minutes to enjoy being outside and sharing a meal with their families and friends.
“From the fish in our rivers and seas, to the forests that keep our air and our drinking water clean, to the vegetables we buy at the local farmers’ market; nature touches our lives every day,” said Alison Bowden, of the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts.
WHEN: Sunday, April 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Boston Common Frog Pond
DETAILS: We’ll be celebrating, rain or shine, co-hosting the family-friendly event with The Skating Club of Boston, at the Boston Common Frog Pond:
The Boston Common Frog Pond is managed through a public-private partnership between The Skating Club of Boston and the Boston Parks Department. The partnership’s mission is to manage the Frog Pond for the benefit of Bostonians and visitors alike, and to provide recreational activities year-round at a customer-friendly destination in the heart of America’s oldest public park. www.bostonfrogpond.com
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The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.
Senior Media Relations Manager
The Nature Conservancy