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Penn Dixie Earth Day Events in Hamburg

Earth Day 2013 at the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg will be celebrated on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m to noon. Volunteers will conduct a site clean up and help remove some invasive species from the site adjacent to the wetlands. Scouts, garden clubs, school and civic groups, and the public are invited to participate in this annual event.

Bring a shovel, gloves, boots and energy to help make some improvements to the Penn Dixie site. Garbage bags will be provided. The Penn Dixie site thanks Waste Management for donating a 30-yard dumpster for this annual Earth Day Event. The event is free for all volunteers. The public is welcome.

Additional activities include a 9 a.m. Spring Bird Walk led by Mike Morgante; the Eagle Scout Project will be working on planting 200 trees and shrubs at 9 a.m. and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a fossil collecting event will be held. The fossil collecting event will be $7 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under with children 2 and under and Penn Dixie members free.

Astronomy night will be held at 7:30 p.m. Telescopes will be available. It is free for Penn Dixie members and a $3 fee for non-members.
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