Good time at Earth Day celebration

Families had fun at recent Earth Day event. The hands-on Enviroscape display in photo showed why stormwater harms lakes and streams, as well as how to prevent polluted runoff.  Children and parents also liked seeing how water easily flowed thru a porous concrete demo into a pail below.  And children enjoyed planting seeds and brought the pots home to watch their rain garden plants grow.

Earth Day follow up blog

Other unique activities included boat cruises on Quinebaug River pond, a horse drawn trolley and stagecoach rides. The sunny warm weather was perfect until late afternoon and all were glad the rain held off.  A great Earth Day at Old Sturbridge Village!

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