Earth Day Started in Wisconsin; Help Clean Up the Lake Shores in Wisconsin

Cleanup April 22, 9 a.m. – Noon

All are invited to participate in an Earth Day cleanup of the Lake Michigan parklands in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., by the village. The cleanup will be between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, April 22.

Participants will meet in the parking lot of Prairie Shores Beach south of 107th Street along Lakeshore Drive.

Founded as a grassroots movement by former Wisconsinite and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day was first observed on April 22, 1970. 

The Village of Pleasant Prairie will provide garbage bags and latex gloves. Volunteers may also bring their own work gloves. They should dress for the weather and walking in the sand. A village representative will be on hand to sign for student volunteer hours at the end of the event.

Founded as a grassroots movement by former Wisconsinite and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day was first observed on April 22, 1970. It is now observed worldwide with an estimated more than one billion people participating.

For more information visit http://www.earthday.org.https://en.wikipedia.org.

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