Water – Use it Wisely is headed to the Phoenix Zoo this weekend to celebrate Earth Day! You can visit several Earth Stations throughout the Zoo and become a Planet Patrol ZOOper Hero! Learn about water conservation at the Water – Use it Wisely booth – test your Arizona water knowledge and take home one of our super cute Earth Day duckies. We’ll also have loads of info about low-water-use plants, how to find leaks inside and outside your home, and information about Wayne’s new kid’s contest!

There will be so many fun Earth-y activities like the Recycling Bean Bag Game, story readings at the Podd Ramada, and a gibbon encounter. Head over to the rose garden at 9:30 a.m. or to Harmony Farm Fruit & Veggie Garden at 1 p.m. for the Annual Ladybug Release. Try your hand at Earth Day Trivia, meet with ZooTeen Conservation, and experience life as a black-footed ferret!

Wayne Drop and Earth Day Duckie

Wayne Drop and Earth Day Duckie

There willl even be a clothing drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring old purses, belts, shoes, towels, bed sheets (no pillows, please), and even books! Drop your donation curbside at the Zoo’s entrance.

So many things to see and to to celebrate Earth Day – you won’t want to miss it! Who knows, you may even spot Water-Use it Wisely’s own Wayne Drop!

All activities are free with Zoo admission. More information about Earth Day at the Phoenix Zoo visit is available here.


Jennifer Davidson is a Water Conservation Specialist with the city of Scottsdale, one of fifteen Water – Use It Wisely partners to offer water-saving advice and programs.

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