Earth Day/Day of the Child 2021
Watsonville Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth
The City of Watsonville invites you to participate in activities hosted by us and some of our partners to celebrate earth day this year.
Tuesday, April 6th 12:00pm - 1:00pm & Wednesday, April 21 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Community Climate Conversation hosted by Regeneración Pajaro Valley Climate Action
Co-creating space for community members to consider how they will be affected by the changing climate, sharing hopes and fears and building deeper community connections, and laying the foundation for a more united community that pledges to act together to protect its members.
Fridays in April: April 9, 16, 23, 30 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Watsonville Earth Day: Restore Our Earth Hub hosted by the City of Watsonville and Wetlands Watch
Where: Watsonville Plaza
Inspiration and information for safe, distanced, eco-friendly activities for the family. Receive Climate Readiness Kits, family litter clean-up supplies, and native plants to go; so you can make a difference in your own backyard.
Friday, April 16th 9:00am - 4:30pm
Curbside Plant Sale at the WERC hosted by Watsonville Wetlands Watch
Where: Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center at the top of the Pajaro Valley High School campus, 500 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville.
Grow a native habitat in your home garden, our inventory of over 50 native and drought-tolerant plant species will offer important habitat to local birds, bees, and butterflies. Proceeds will support the restoration and education work needed to help Watsonville’s wetlands and community thrive.
How: Order and purchase via the website: www.watsonvillewetlandswatch.org and pick up on April 16.
Sunday, April 18th 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Watsonville Slough Trail Clean-Up hosted by Bike Santa Cruz County and City of Watsonville
Where: Meet behind Ramsay Park (by the Nature Center Parking Lot) at 30 Harkins Slough Road
Collection bags and gloves provided.
Please bring your own water bottles. Water refill stations available.
Ride your bicycle to the Clean Up! FREE Bike Valet Parking on-site!
Saturday, April 24th 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wetlands Community Restoration Day hosted by Watsonville Wetlands Watch
Where: Meet at Hope Park, Upper Struve Slough at 76 Hope Dr, Watsonville, CA.
How: Help steward the wetlands and climate while taking care of newly planted trees and removing invasive plant species from the Struve Slough wetland restoration site! We will be closely following COVID protocols and recommend you bring drinking water and sun protection. Come out and make a big difference while being outside and having fun!
Saturday, April 24th: 9:00am - 12:00pm
E-waste Drop-off Event at Ramsay Park hosted by the City of Watsonville Solid Waste Department
Where: Back of Ramsay Park at 30 Harkins Slough Rd, Watsonville.
Celebrate our Earth by properly disposing of your e-waste and tires.
Bring any e-waste and tires you have at home and receive a free oil change kit!
Contact: Hilda Peralta at ( 831) 768-3131 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join @regenerationpv on Instagram all month long to share your climate actions!
Post using #WatsonvilleEarthDay2021, & tag @regenerationpv to be featured in their story! They will be announcing a theme and ideas for action each week. Follow them to learn more!