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Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with the BioPark with four days of learning and exploration


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Apr 20, 2016
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


ABQ BioPark--various locations
ABQ BioPark
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Visit the BioPark’s Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden to learn more about our planet and what you can do to protect the animals and plants that inhabit the Earth. Discovery stations and hands-on activities at each facility will introduce you to the wonders of nature.

Join us each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for rich learning experiences that explore how our actions matter to plants, animals and the ecosystem, both in our own backyard and around the world. 


Wednesday, April 20, at the Aquarium

  • Animal feedings in the tanks and animal encounters at the touch pools
  • Conservation and education information for sharks, sea turtles and the Rio Grande

Thursday, April 21, at the Zoo

  • Story time and zookeeper chats
  • Hands-on animal discovery stations and enrichment making stations

Friday, April 22, at Tingley Beach

  • Wildlife discovery stations, bird identification and duck feedings
  • Meetings with fish conservation experts
  • Free lead weight exchange

Saturday, April 23, at the Botanic Garden

  • Children's Seed Festival with face painting, story time, worm composting and flower seed ball making
  • Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Albuquerque. Including story time, mystery seed lab, seed trivia game, face painting and seed ball creation activity

Monday, April 18-Saturday, April 23 at the Aquarium Theatre

There will be a daily showing of Racing Extinction each day from April 18-23 at 12:15 p.m. in the Aquarium Theatre. The film is by Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos and draws attention to mankind's role in a potential loss of at least half of the world's species.


Included with regular admission.