Earth Day 2012 in Reno Tahoe

Living in one of the most naturally beautiful places on the planet, we do what we can to maintain it. Earth Day in Reno Tahoe is big. Drawing crowds by the thousands big.

Earth Day FlyerEarth Day Reno – Idlewild Park

April 22

Celebrations have taken place in Idewild Park along the Truckee River for the past 40 years. The 2012 theme is inspired by the recycling symbol focusing on three major components of Earth Day: The Natural World, Many Cultures, and Green Technologies. The event features live music and entertainment from around the globe, green workshops, children’s activities, and artwork enforcing sustainable cooperative habits. The event is from 9am – 5pm, and it’s always FREE! (Please keep pets at home in accordance with City of Reno regulations.)

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival – Squaw Valley

April 21

Rejoice and promote the region’s unique beauty at this free event. Friends and families will enjoy games, arts and crafts, world dancers, and seminars on alternative energy, sustainability and forest health. The event runs from 9am – 5pm. Grab a pen and paper, and check out the full schedule here!

Share a ride, help Carve Out Carbon and WIN ski tickets!

Now until April 21

Zimride is partnering with Sierra Business Council to offer big rewards for carpooling. Anyone who Zimrides to Squaw Valley on or before Earth day, Sat. April 21st, will be entered to win one of eight full day ski passes to Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows. Additionally, drivers will have access to special VIP parking area a short walk to the slopes. Zimride is the cheapest, greenest, and most social way to travel.

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Some scroll through the day. Others seize it. Go do something crazy. And tag it #RenoTahoe so we can see it.