FortWhyte hosts day of eco-conscious activities for Earth Day
Workshops teach kids about environmental stewardship
Swarms of kids and parents gathered at FortWhyte Alive over the weekend to celebrate Earth Day.
The annual international day of eco-awareness actually took place Friday, but that didn't keep the crowds from taking part in fun, green activities at FortWhyte Sunday.
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The centre, now in its 50th year, hosted entertaining workshops designed to teach kids about environmental stewardship.
"We learned about pollution-ing [sic]. Pollution-ing is not very good for the earth," one boy told CBC News.
"When there's garbage on the ground, it can be a risk to animals or humans, so it's a risk to everyone and it's good to clean up," another youngster added.