Around the Tiers: Waterman Center Earth Fest

By WBNG News

April 17, 2013 Updated Apr 18, 2013 at 9:03 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) It's a day about learning how to conserve energy and, you can bring the whole family. Bob Huckabone came by to talk more about it.

Bring the whole family to the Waterman Center Earth Fest, 403 Hilton Road, Apalachin on April 20 from 10 a.m - 4 p.m. for a day of fun and environmental education.

The Earth Fest will give you an opportunity to see what area businesses are doing to conserve energy and to learn about actions the average homeowner can take to save energy and money.

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Participants in the Earth Fest include:

Renaissance Developers - a renewable energy company

NYS Bluebird Society

Tioga County Opportunities

Tioga Cnty Soil & Water Cons. District

Southern Tier Beekeepers with an observation hive

Fly Casting

Triple Cities Hiking Club

ETM Solar Works

Tioga Coop. Ext. Master Gardeners

Wildlife Rehabilitator Barb Cole

Master Gardeners from Cooperative Ext.

Come see mini ponies, Tito and Moses. See demonstrations of fly casting.

There will be a special children's area with face painting and activities for the kids.

Trails hikes will be led by a Waterman naturalist at 11 a.m and 1 p.m.

Refreshments available for purchase.

Bring the Whole Family! The cost is just $1. Under 5 admitted free.

Call Waterman Center at 625-2221 or go to the center's website for more information.