Albuquerque Homeschool Forum / Around town / Tree Discovery Day, March 2007 @Biopark (archived)
Posted by: ElizabethH, March 13, 2007, 11:53am
From co-op email:
Chances are you have used a tree today. �Did you have an apple for breakfast or read the morning paper? �Are you sitting at a wooden desk? �Are you breathing? �Food, paper, wood, and oxygen are just a few of the things that trees provide.
� � � �Join us at the Rio Grande Botanic Garden to celebrate trees! �On Friday, March 16, 2007, from 10am-2pm, the Rio Grande Botanic Garden will host a Tree Discovery Day as part of New Mexico Arbor Month.
� � � �This fun, educational event will include hands-on stations and displays by the Rio Grande Botanic Garden, Tree New Mexico, the forester for the City of Albuquerque, Keep New Mexico Beautiful, and PNM. �Gather useful information about choosing, planting, and caring for trees. �Try out the challenge of our tree scavenger hunt, and look back in time through a tree�s trunk. �See if you can solve the recycling puzzle, and learn about how planting trees helps our environment.
� � � �The event is included with regular admission. �Admission is $7.00 for adults, and $3.00 for seniors 65 and older and children 3-12. �The Albuquerque Biological Park is a division of the City of Albuquerque�s Cultural Services Department.
� � � �For more information about this or other BioPark Education events, please call (505) 848-7180. �For general inquiries, please call 311 (NM Voice/Relay or 711).
Amy Henderson Science Education Coordinator Rio Grande Botanic Garden Albuquerque Biological Park 2601 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM �87105 (505) 848-7162 (505) 848-7192 fax firstname.lastname@example.org