Three Ways to Mark Earth Day in Reston

Earth Day Planting at Walker Nature Education Center/Credit: Reston AssociationApril 22 is Earth Day. Looking for a few ways to mark the day or recommit you commitment to the environment? Here are a few ideas right here in Reston.

Earth Day Planting at Walker Nature Education Center, 1 to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at Reston’s Walker Nature Education Center. Plant a variety of native plants in the gardens including shrubs, ferns, and wildflowers. Learn about the value of the native plants and how you can use them around your home.

R4 Day – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Reston at Reston Town Center, 1 to 4 p.m.

Keep discarded items out of landfills by bringing them to this recycling event. R4 will take computers, electronics, cell phones, paper for shredding, compact fluorescent bulbs, eyeglasses, and hearing aids. Participating organizations include Secured Shred, Turtle Wings, and more.

Movie — Yert: Your Envrionmental Road Trip, Walker Nature Education Center, 7 p.m.

Free, suggested donation $5. For adults.

Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road, traveling across America with hope, humor and all of their garbage for one year. While exploring the good, the bad and the weird in all 50 states, they encounter extraordinary innovators and courageous citizens who are tackling humanity’s greatest environmental crises. As the team performs outlandish eco-challenges during their quest, an unexpected turn of events throws the project for a loop in this award-winning docu-comedy. (113 min.) Reservations requested. Contact naturec[email protected] or call 703-476-9869.

Planting at Walker Nature Education Center/file photo

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