Robins units celebrate Earth Day all week

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  • By Jenny Gordon
  • 78th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
In honor of Earth Day April 22, the Robins community will once again
participate in the annual global movement to protect the planet.

The base will celebrate with a series of events during the next few weeks.
They include:

* Bird Watching with Dr. Bob. If you're interested in taking in a little
nature, grab your binoculars and field guides, and meet Bob Sargent, 78th
Civil Engineer Group natural resources manager, in Bldg. 359 April 21 from
7:45 to 11 a.m. A second opportunity will be May 5 from 7:45 to 11 a.m.

* Environmental Art and Grocery Bag Project. Shopping at the commissary on
April 23? Your bagged goodies will include artwork with a positive message
from students of Quail Run Elementary School.

* Stream Clean-Up. To help out, meet at the parking lot across from
Friendship Park, adjacent to the baseball fields at 9 a.m. April 25.
Supplies will be provided. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. This Keep
Warner Robins Beautiful/Great American Clean-Up project will clean areas of
Duck, Luna and Scout lakes and will last one hour.

* Tree City Ceremony. To take place at 9:30 a.m. April 26 at the Parade
Field. There will be a Tree City USA presentation made to the base.

* E-Cycling Days. Bring your old computers and other electronics to Bldg.
987 April 27 from noon to 2 p.m., or April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Happy
Hour Recycling Center. Non-government items only.

* Canoe and Kayak the Ocmulgee. Hang out and ride the Ocmulgee River east of
Robins. Event takes place 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28.

* Environmental Awareness displays will be in the following areas: Bldg.
210, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 24, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command;
and Robins Air Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 28 and 29. Earth Day T-shirts
will be for sale.