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Earth Day event sparkles under sunny skies

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 23rd, 2013

photo by Jon Stinnett Cottage Grove Garden Club member Steve Thomas helps Gabriella Brokopp make "seed tape." The tape can later be planted so the seeds may grow.

Those who commemorated Earth Day on Saturday at Coiner Park in Cottage Grove were treated to a dose of warm sunshine from Mother Nature.

On hand for an afternoon of information booths, live music and a truncated All-Species Parade were representatives of organizations with earth-themed aims such as Cottage Grove’s own Urban Forestry Committee, which gave out informational posters about the area’s animal and plant life. The Forestland Dwellers showed up to speak about the dangers of pesticide exposure, particularly that used following a forest clearcut.

For the complete article see the 04-24-2013 issue.

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