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LIVE: Waste Art Exhibit Highlights How Much Reusable Stuff We Throw Away

Waste Art Exhibit At Moorhead Public Library April 18-22

  MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – This Earth Week, you can get inspired to reduce, reuse and recycle through art. The Moorhead Public Library is hosting the Clay County Waste Art Exhibit this week. Local artists took items that would otherwise be thrown away and made them into a wide variety of creative pieces. Shannon Thompson with Clay County Solid Waste…

City of Fargo highlights Recycling on Earth Day

"If you really start looking at what you're throwing away, I would guess at least half of it can be recycled."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In celebration of Earth Day, the City of Fargo highlights ways people can reduce their carbon footprint. With 24 recycling drop off sites located across the city, people can honor the environment every single day of the week. Those living in single family households can also sign up for the All in One Recycling program which…

West Fargo volunteers clean up the city on Earth Day

The city held a celebration to clean up the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Events put together an Earth Day celebration on Thursday. People from the city came out and helped celebrate our big green earth by cleaning up miscellaneous trash around their community. Volunteers were given garbage bags, gloves and a safety vest for them to get to work cleaning up the streets. They have food…

LIVE: Fargo Parks Celebrating Earth Day With Entire Week Of Activities

Earth Day GooseChase Challenge Runs April 18th Through The 24th

  The Fargo Parks District is celebrating Earth Day with an entire week full of activities to create some fun here at home and promote sustainable living. The Park District’s Earth Day GooseChase Challenge starts Sunday and runs through next Saturday. Each day on the GooseChase app and the Park District Facebook page, the Park District will reveal a different…

Red River Zoo adds alpacas

The Zoo's partnership with Ten Seven Acres will allow people to receive an enhanced animal learning experience.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Red River Zoo is adding a new exhibit to this year’s Children’s Zoo Farm. In partnership with Ten Seven Acres, the zoo is welcoming three new alpacas that will remain on exhibit through the fall. Children and families will get an enhanced learning experience by getting up close and personal with the South American mammals….

Fargo Parks Hosts Virtual Earth Day Challenge

This was a way for them to celebrate the 50th anniversary of earth day

FARGO, N.D. – For 15 days, the parks department has posted a different education challenge activity using either no supplies or supplies that you should already have in your home. One quest required participants to make a jump rope out of plastic bags that you had from grocery shopping. There were three different prizes given out by random drawing. “Keeping…

Volunteers Needed For #TrashTag Project on Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

The task force is encouraging residents to go out on their own and pick up trash where they can.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – As the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day approaches, the Plastic Bag Task Force is hoping that Social Distancing won’t affect their clean up efforts. The task force is encouraging residents to go out on their own and pick up trash where they can. They can take a before and after photo of a littered area, and share…

Group Hosts Meeting To Discuss The Dangers Of Climate Change

The group is looking at holding another meeting at MSUM in two weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members are coming together to raise awareness on the dangers of climate change. Red River Valley Climate Action group met up at Concordia College’s Integrated Science Center. They’re currently planning for Climate Emergency Training in March. The goal is to have a declared climate emergency called in the F-M area before Earth Day. The declaration would…

Metro Area to Celebrate Earth Week Through April 27

Events will be held in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth

FARGO, N.D. —¬†City officials from Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth encourage everyone to celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in eco-friendly activities all week. Each city will have green events going on through April 27. Some of them include poster contests, a waste transformation at the art exhibit and incorporating eco-friendly activities into the elementary schools. A MinnKota spokeswoman…

Fargo North Environmental Club Teaches Kids to Be “Eco-Friendly”

The club made a presentation to third and fourth grade students at Kennedy Elementary

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Fargo North students are doing their part to spread the word to younger students about helping the environment. Third and fourth graders from Kennedy Elementary School listened to a presentation from members of the Fargo North Environmental Club. The high schoolers taught the kids about what is good and bad for the environment, and how they can help…