Leslie Science and Nature Center

Leslie Science & Nature Center

This Saturday, April 22nd is officially "Earth Day."  But the Ann Arbor Earth Day Festival is taking place on Sunday, April 23rd at the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor.

89.1 WEMU'S Lisa Barry recently visited Leslie and learned about the plans for the festival and spoke to a number of kid day campers who shared great knowledge about the environment and the benefits of Earth Day.


Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
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Two local science-based learning centers for children and their families may soon be merging.


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The annual Ann Arbor Earth Day Festival takes place Sunday, April 17th from noon until 4:00pm

I spoke with MacKenzie Maxwell from the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor where the family fun event is taking place.


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Earth Day is officially April 22nd, but there's a big local celebration taking place this coming weekend.  


Nature House at the Leslie Science and Nature Center
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Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje believes the Leslie Science and Nature Center is a great example of efforts to make the city more green.  Tonight he'll host the 14th annual Mayor's Green Fair

  

Leslie Science & Nature Center

At-risk K-8 students and their families will benefit from programs being offered by the Leslie Science and Nature Center and funded by $35,000 in grants.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.