Earth Day Weekend 2012 at Omni Amelia Island

Join Omni Amelia Island Plantation for an Earth Day Celebration at the Boardwalk Bash on Friday, April 20th from 5-8 p.m.

Earth Day Weekend 2012 at Omni Amelia IslandJoin Omni Amelia Island Plantation for an Earth Day Celebration at the Boardwalk Bash on Friday, April 20th from 5-8 p.m. at Marché Burette. The Nature Center will host local animal wildlife exhibits; nature crafts including reusable bags and pottery plants ranging from $5-$20; Earth Day games and trivia; a bounce house; and a visit from the recreation mascot, Tanner the Turtle. Nature related groups such as Wild Amelia, the Sea Turtle Association and the Sierra Club, among others, will be present to share and educate the community on our local natural surroundings. A family-friendly Movie Under the Stars will follow at 8:30 p.m. in The Shops.

Continue the Earth Day Celebration with tours and activities with the Nature Center on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include a marsh kayak tour; Beach Bounty tour including a clean-up of the local coast; Bike Hike, stargazing, Birds of Amelia; Nature Segway; fishing; and Tales with Tanner. Naturalists also host eco-friendly crafts daily in the Nature Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to register for a tour, contact the Nature Center at 904-321-5082.

Saturday, April 21:
8:30 a.m. Kayak
11:30 a.m. Tales with Tanner
1:00 p.m. Beach Bounty
2:30 p.m. Bike Hike
6:00 p.m. Stargazing

Sunday, April 22 – Earth Day:
9:00 a.m. Birds of Amelia
11:00 a.m. Fishing
1:00 p.m. Guest’s Choice
3:00 p.m. Nature Segway

For more information about Earth Day, visit earthday2012.com.

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