National Conservation Organizations and Mayor Rawlings-Blake Join Forces to Celebrate Earth Day

4/2/2012

The National Aquarium has joined forces with the National Wildlife Federation as the first aquarium/zoo affiliate and will celebrate the momentous partnership on Earth Day with the City of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. During the event, Mayor Rawlings-Blake, National Aquarium CEO John C. Racanelli and NWF Board Chair Steve Allinger will speak about the importance of such partnerships and of the green initiatives taking place across the city, state and region.

Following remarks, the NWF will designate the Aquarium’s Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Waterfront Park a Certified Wildlife Habitat with a plaque presentation followed by a tree planting with members of the Weinberg Foundation and the local community.

WHEN: 
Sunday, April 22, 2012
11:00-11:30 a.m.

WHERE: 
National Aquarium’s Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Waterfront Park
501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

The National Aquarium will celebrate Earth Day all weekend with an eco-fair, craft workshops utilizing recycled materials and more! Activities are free with Aquarium admission on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. 
Click here to find out more about the Earth Day activities. 


Due to a scheduling conflict, Governor O’Malley is unable to attend as previously indicated.


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