Making every day Earth Day

May 13, 2021

A few weeks ago, we celebrated Earth Day with a variety of activities for the public to enjoy and participate in, expanding their love for the Earth. How cool is it that we have an entire day dedicated to our beautiful Mother Earth? Just because April 22nd was declared Earth Day on the calendar does […]

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Microplastic Madness Local Panel Discussion

May 4, 2021

The Environmental Center and Bendfilm teamed up to bring you a panel discussion related to the film Microplastic Madness in honor of Earth Day 2021. The film Microplastic Madness is an optimistic take on the local and global plastic pollution crisis as told through a refreshing urban youth point of view with an inspiring take […]

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Earth Day Celebration and Events in Central Oregon

April 12, 2021

The Environmental Center will offer a series of events and activities for local individuals, families, students, and young kids to celebrate Earth Day. All Central Oregonians are invited to participate between April 16 – 25, 2021. “Coming together around Earth Day to learn and take action allows us to harness the power of collective impact,” […]

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Ins and Outs of Water in Bend

April 21, 2020

Guest blog in partnership with City of Bend’s Water Program Managers in celebration of Earth Day. Spring is here (woohoo!), and so is irrigation season. Did you know that landscape irrigation accounts for the majority of our summer water use in Bend? Keeping this in mind, it’s super important to conduct regular system inspections, make […]

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Una Nueva Celebración del Día de la Tierra para Central Oregon

La celebración anual del Día de la Tierra del Environmental Center se ha reinventado para que los habitantes de Central Oregon puedan celebrar, conectarse y tomar medidas para el 50 aniversario del Día de la Tierra de manera segura y significativa. La nueva celebración presenta varias actividades virtuales y oportunidades divertidas para aprender en su […]

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A New Earth Day Celebration

April 14, 2020

The Environmental Center’s annual Earth Day celebration has been reimagined so that Central Oregonians can celebrate, connect, and take action for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in safe and meaningful ways. The annual Earth Day Fair & Parade, originally scheduled for April 25, 2020, was cancelled quickly after the threat of COVID-19 became clear. […]

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Earth Day Virtual Parade: Costume Inspiration

April 7, 2020

Our favorite part of the Earth Day Parade is the creative costumes ya’ll come up with – and we don’t want to miss out on the fun this year. That’s why we’ll still be hosting a VIRTUAL parade! Step 1: Create a costume. Check out the video and links below for inspiration. Step 2: Email […]

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Test Drive an Electric Vehicle April 20-May 5

April 25, 2019

Now is a great time to test drive an electric vehicle in Central Oregon! For every EV you test drive between April 20 – May 5, 2019, you’ll be rewarded with one entry to our raffle…. One lucky winner will get to choose a prize: A Nest Thermostat E or $150 Downtown Dollars. [Note: This was […]

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A Colorful Celebration of the Natural World

April 2, 2019

The Environmental Center will celebrate Earth Day by hosting its annual Earth Day Fair and Parade on Saturday, April 20, 2019. This free community event is a celebration of sustainable living and our natural world. “The Earth Day Fair and Parade is a fun opportunity to celebrate sustainability in action right here at home,” said […]

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SaveOurSphere Earthy Ale

April 20, 2018

Why celebrate Earth Day when you can celebrate Earth Week!? Worthy Brewing has a new beer on tap, “SaveOurSphere,” in honor of Earth Day this year. Between April 21 – 28th, they’ve chosen The Environmental Center to receive 50% of the proceeds from this beer. A few days ago, our staff got to sample the SOS ale […]

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