Sunday, April 29, 2012

Earth Day

29- April-2012
   The Village of Ridgefield Park had it's Earth Day festival yesterday in Riverside Park along the banks of the Hackensack River. There were informational booths set-up to help residents find out how to keep a safe and healthy environment by the Ridgefield Park Shade Tree Commission , and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission. Animal displays were brought from The Tenafly Nature Center, and the Wildlife Conservation & Education Center (WCEC) of Ridgefield Park.
  The children had a change to get there face painted, go on a scavenger hunt for natural item, and to even pet some exotic animals from the WCEC. All attendees had a chanceto take advantage of a brisk and clear day along the banks of the Hackensack River.
   Music was provide by the Risky Business Blue Grass Band.

Kallie (L) petting Artie the Coati as Kevin from the Wildlife Conservation & Educational Center looks on.

Ashley Schmid fro the Tenafly Nature Center holds a Barred Owl for the audience to see. 

Children getting face painting done. 

The Blesgrass band  " Risky Business" performing.

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