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Steamboat events stress sustainability

Every Day is Earth Day celebration to highlight local programming

Anne Mudgett recently became the first paid staff member for the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. The group is sponsoring the Every Day is Earth Day celebration.

Every Day is Earth Day events

Thursday

“In Transition,” a film about rural communities adapting to the energy crisis, screens at 6:30 p.m. in Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall. Call 970-879-0240.

Saturday

■ A celebration of International Migratory Bird Day includes bird walks from 7 to 10 a.m. and family friendly learning activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take a picnic lunch. All activities to be held at Yampatika’s Environmental Learning Center at Legacy Ranch, U.S. Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 131. Park at Bald Eagle Lake. Call 970-871-9151.

■ Annual Highway Clean-Up Day begins with registration from 8 to 8:30 a.m. on the Routt County Courthouse lawn downtown. Cleanup is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a barbecue lunch and prizes at Howelsen. Take a daypack, water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and work gloves. Safety vest and trash bags will be provided. Register in advance by calling 970-870-5588.

■ The Community Roots Garden dedication is from 9 to 10 a.m. at 629 Oak St.

■ Yard Waste Drop-off, including composting, is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Howelsen Hill parking lot near the concession stand.

■ Home ReSource building materials drop-off is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Howelsen Hill parking lot near the concession stand.