The 16th annual Earth Day event, themed Green Footprints, will be held at The Oregon Garden on April 18, 2015 from 10am to 4pm.
Congratulations to Angelina Dominguez, a fifth grade student at Aumsville Elementary School, who was the 2015 contest winner for both her age and category. This makes her the first student ever chosen for the honor in the fourth to seventh grade group.
Admission is free to the Garden on April 18, 2015. We encourage you to make a $5 donation when you bring your family to enjoy this day of free education and entertainment.
Parking on site is $5. Free shuttles will be available from various lots in Silverton.
Presentations & Activities
- Backyard Composting
- Make your own Seed Pots
- Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center’s Birds of Prey
- Woodburn High School Mariachi Band
- Early College High School’s Emaa Da drumming band
- Bush Elementary marimba band
- Cherriots Rideshare / Salem-Keizer Transit
- City of Woodburn
- Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex
- Gordon House Conservancy
- Green Mountain Energy
- Izaak Walton League of America – Silverton Chapter
- JGEMS (Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School)
- LifeSource Natural Foods
- Lots of Lavender
- Marion County Public Works Environmental Services
- Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative
- Oregon Environmental Council
- Oregon Learning Group
- Renewal by Andersen
- Salem Audubon Society
- Seventh Day Adventist Silverton Community Center
- Silverton Rotary Foundation (Ford Leadership Institute Program Co-hort 3)
- The Meadow Of Lavender
- The Mushroomery
Exhibitor registration is now open. Exhibitors interested in having a booth space at Earth Day should fill out the Booth Registration Form. Booth registration closes March 31st.
- Non-profit – free
- Non-profit selling items – $45
- Plant/Art vendor – $75
- Educational for-profit organization (ability to sell items) – $75
- Sponsor – free
- A booth consists of a space 10’ wide by 8’ deep with an 8’ table and 2 chairs.
- Booths must be interactive. We encourage you to include take-home information, items or activities that visitors can participate in to learn more about the topic of your booth. If your group is a classroom or a youth organization, we encourage the students/youth to share or lead the presentation of your booth.
- The topic of the booth should be in keeping with the spirit of earth day-relating to conservation, education, and exploration of our planet.
- The sale of environmentally-focused products and services, plant material, and artwork is allowed.
- Strive to minimize the amount of waste generated at your booth.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Brittney at email@example.com.