Virtual Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Pledge

In celebration of the 50th Earth Day Oxbow is asking our community to come together to pledge to help the earth. We ask that you submit a 20 second or less video or take a picture of your pledge to the earth. You can print off the pledge card on our website or write your own! Show your dedication to help protect our Earth this year by participating.

Tag us @CSUOxbowMeadows and hashtag #CSUOxbowEarthDay

Video submission will be taken from Wednesday, April 15th to Tuesday, April 28th . 

There will be a contest for the best Earth Day pledge video and the winner will receive a Friend level Adoption from our Adopt-A-Critter program for an animal of their choosing. The winner will be announced on April 29th in our Facebook LIVE at noon!.

Earth Day Pledge Ideas

  • Complete your pledge outside in nature! (If you can, and in accordance to social distancing or your local legislature)
  • Pledge to Help the Earth by ________
  • Pledge to Make Changes to Honor the Earth.
  • Pledge your Gratitude to Mother Nature.
  • Pledge Your Love to the Earth, the Planet, or Mother Nature.
  • Pledge to Protect the Earth.

Virtual Activities

Saving Species

Tune in this Wednesday, April 22 at noon for an Earth Day themed Wildlife Wednesday on our Facebook page.  We will introduce everyone to our Eastern Indigo Snake and our Gopher Tortoises.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade:

3rd-6th Grade:

Coloring Pages

Take a relaxing break and color our Oxbow gator to celebrate Earth Day.  Hang it up in your window to let everyone enjoy your master piece.

Oxbow Gator Earth Day Coloring (PDF)

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Let’s take a moment to explore outside.  Can you find different:

  • Colors
  • Shapes
  • Animals
  • Sounds

Or you can try a Nature Adjective Hunt outside.

What a Sight

Sometimes, you just need to sit back, relax, and just take a moment to appreciate the Earth.

Check out this video from Ted-Ed to enjoy a medley of Earth related animations.

Nature Nuggets

Oxbow’s Nature Nuggets program has been one of our most popular programs!  And now the fun can continue at home with a virtual Earth Day.

Check out our online Earth Day, specifically for children 2-7.

Level Up

Want to go further, check out this great presentation by the one and only Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson for the 50th celebration of Earth Day!

Oxbow Earth Day Videos

Coming soon!

Earth Day Pledge videos from our friends and community partners!