Arkansas State University-Heber Springs, a center of ASU-Beebe, will sponsor an Earth Day Celebration on Tuesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Heber Springs campus. The event is free and open to the public.
A few of the activities planned include environmental education, recycling information/activities, water safety education, wildfire and forest education, face painting, games, and seed planting.
Organizations hosting activities at the ASU-Heber Springs Earth Day Celebration include the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Future Fuels of Batesville; Service Group Recycling; Heber Springs High School Science Club and Youth Recycling Program; Cleburne County Extension Office; U.S. Army Corp of Engineers; U.S. Forest Service; ASU-Heber Springs Ecology Club; ASU-Heber Springs Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, ASU-Heber Springs Future Educator’s Club, and more.
Earth Day has been celebrated every year in the United States since 1970. The celebration promotes an appreciation for the Earth and its environment, as well as informs and educates the public about the plants and animals that inhabit the planet.