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*Check back in 2023 for more information about next year's Earth Day event.*

The City of Bloomington Departments of Economic & Sustainable Development, Parks & Recreation, Housing & Neighborhood Development and City of Bloomington Utilities in partnership with Monroe County Park and Recreation, Sycamore Land Trust, MC-IRIS and CanopyBloomington are excited to announce that Earth Day 2022 was hosted as a series of events via virtual and in-person engagement. 


Earth Day 2022- A Year of Action (Virtual Event)

On Friday, April 22, 2022, to celebrate Earth Day pre-recorded videos were posted on the City of Bloomington Sustainable Bloomington social media account featuring environmental organizations and groups active across Bloomington and Monroe County. Each video will highlight a group in Bloomington and ways that citizens can get involved to help steward the planet.

Video clips submitted by organizations are available here.


Tree planting- CanopyBloomington Maple Heights Neighborhood, April 16- 9 am- 1 pm

Residents from the Maple Heights Neighborhood and from the greater Bloomington community volunteered on April 16th with CanopyBloomington to help plant trees! 


Tree planting- City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation, April 22, RCA Community Park- 10-12 pm, MC-IRIS/City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation Weed Wrangle April 22nd

City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation celebrated Earth Day, April 22 by planting plant bare root trees and holding a weed wrangle.
 

Green Infrastructure Tour, April 22nd, Switchyard Park, 1-2 pm 

City of Bloomington Utilities held a stormwater tour of Switchyard Park of green infrastructure features, including rain gardens, "daylighted" streams, and more.


Earth Week Creek Cleanup, April 24th, Sherwood Oaks Park, 2-4 pm 

Volunteers for the Earth Week Creek Cleanup at Sherwood Oaks on Sunday, April 24th volunteered from 2-4 p.m.


Go Green District Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale 

The Monroe County Solid Waste District, in partnership with Rural King and Monroe County Water and Soil Conservation District offered a spring community compost bin and rain barrel sale