“Kids CAN Make a Difference"


April 22, 2003 is Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by conducting

a project at your school!!!


Plan your own project!! Here are some ideas to consider:

·        Plant trees at your school or in your community.

·        Build bird nesting or bat boxes.

·        Create a bird watching area with feeders.

·        Clean up litter at your school, a park, or on the beach.

·        Make a compost bin for your classroom or school cafeteria.

·        Start an in-school recycling program.

·        Plant a butterfly flower garden.

·         Design Earth-friendly cloth shopping bags.



§        Help make our community a better place to live!

§        Receive Earth Day certificates and a treat!

§        Have the chance to win an Earth Day “Toolkit” (Gr. K-5)

§        or take a field trip to someplace special (Gr. 6-12)!


ASK your teacher, parent,

or youth group leader to help!!

 Interested groups may obtain a registration form by calling (906) 487-3341

or by visiting http://wupcenter.mtu.edu

Sponsored by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education & the Wege Foundation