Party for the Planet 2014

earth day 2014

            Party for the Planet

                  Earth Day at your Topeka Zoo

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with at a Party for the Planet, surrounded by some of the planet’s most amazing and diverse wild animals?

Earth Day will be celebrated at your Topeka Zoo on Saturday, April 19th, 9:00-3:00.  With over thirty booths, including over two dozen from outside agencies, guests will find interactive educational stations spread throughout the zoo.  Booths will include exciting, informative and interactive activities for kids of all ages to join in on, enjoy, and learn from.  Keeper chats and live animal exhibits will be scheduled throughout the day.  Help support conservation work around the globe by connecting with wildlife, learning about nature, and becoming involved with protecting the future of our earth, at Party for the Planet at your Topeka Zoo.


  1. Humane Society
  2. Cowabunga Safari’s
  3. Charles Moore (animal face painting booth)
  4. Sierra Club
  5. Grassland Heritage
  6. Topeka Audubon
  7. Audubon of Kansas
  8. Westar Energy Green Team
  9. Keep America Beautiful
  10. US Fish & Wildlife Service
  11. Corp. of Engineers
  12. Bee Keeper – Marc McCanon
  13. Green Point
  14. re-purposed Materials
  15. Kansas Forestry Dept.
  16. Cromwell Solar
  17. Schendel Pest Control
  18. Shawnee Master Gardeners
  19. US Coast Guard
  20. Operation Monarch Watch
  21. Topeka Community Cycle Project
  22. Safe Kids-Shawnee County
  23. Kansas Fishing’s Future
  24. USDA Plant Protection Dept.
  25. Topeka/Shawnee Co Library
  26. KSU Chapter-Wildlife Society
  27. Shawnee County Conservation District
  28. Friends of the KAW
  29. Kansas Department of Agriculture

Volunteers provided by:

  1.  Alorica Inc.

Booths/Activities provided by Topeka Zoo:

  1. Endangered & Invasive species Plants
  2. Live animal booth in front
  3. Bird of Prey booth
  4. Seed bomb booth
  5. Keeper chats scheduled throughout the day
  6. Eco-club parade through the zoo with environmental ‘floats’
  7. Multiple exhibits on a variety of different environmental messages
  8. Hand-outs  for guests involving environmental messages
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