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For The Farmer

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This area in the Family Zone is for the child who likes to play in the dirt and watch things grow. Activities can include making “seed bombs,” mud and seed balls that eventually grow into tall milkweed plants to feed monarch butterfly larvae, planting miniature herb gardens, and learning about where food comes from.

Earth Day Texas 2016, at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.

Top 5 Things for Millennials to do at Earth Day Texas

What does it mean to be a Millennial? It means you care where your money goes. You care about supporting local, sustainable production of goods, and how companies are giving back to your community and communities around the world. At Earth Day Texas, we’re about just that – giving those who are doing good for…

March 17, 2017 • Children & Family

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How Learning To SCUBA Dive Can Help The Oceans

Want to truly understand the ocean, and how important ocean conservation is? One way to start is to…get in the ocean. And one way to do that is to learn how to SCUBA dive. Speak Up For Blue, a SCUBA diving blog, lists three reasons how SCUBA divers can help save the oceans, including the…

March 17, 2017 • Children & FamilyNatural Resources & Conservation

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For The Explorer

This area in the Family Zone is for the child that never stops moving and is driven by insatiable curiosity. Activities will include racing bicycles for the Kids Kup Trophy, climbing the historic oak trees at Fair Park with a rope and harness, and finding new ways to twist and turn during family yoga sessions.

December 21, 2015 • Children & Family

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For The Scientist

This area in the Family Zone is an outdoor classroom for the child that wants to figure out how the world works. Workshops in the outdoor learning classrooms will teach children about wildlife, food agriculture, and engineering. Led by top-tier organizations, these activities are perfect for children who are ready to dive into something new…

December 21, 2015 • Children & Family