Your local AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium is the ideal place to connect with conservation in your community.
Silver Spring, MD (Vocus) April 17, 2010 –
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, more than 130 of the top zoos and aquariums across North America are throwing a Party for the Planet™, making it the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America!
Your local AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium is the ideal place to connect with conservation in your community. Party for the Planet™ festivities will feature environmental education activities, amazing animal encounters and fantastic family fun.
Who: YOU and your AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium.
What: Party for the Planet™ to celebrate Earth Day!
When: April 17-25, 2010 (Earth Day is April 22)
Where: To find the Party for the Planet™ near you, please visit http://www.aza.org/party-for-the-planet-events . Check back frequently for updates!
Founded in 1924, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting an institution dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information, please visit http://www.aza.org.
Animal Planet and GEICO are proud partners of AZA and sponsors of Party for the Planet™.
Linda Cendes, AZA
(301) 562-0777 x236