Plant a Tree for Earth Day in Fort Collins

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, volunteers across Fort Collins can participate in Earth Day tree plantings along the Poudre River. No experience is required for this family-friendly activity, and snacks will be provided. Sign up to volunteer.

Party for the Bees

The Fort Collins Whole Foods is hosting a bee-themed Earth Day in Fort Collins party on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature Electronic Recycling by I.T. Refresh, free bike tune-ups by Peloton Cycles, kids' bee activities, a compost giveaway and presentations by the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association. Find more information on Whole Foods' Facebook page.

Walk the Park

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 18 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Civic Center Park with activities for the entire family that include informational booths, arts & crafts, live music, local food and a beer garden. Visit the Sustainable Living Association website for more information.

Ride Your Bike

Commute to work on two wheels instead of four this Earth Day. If you don't have a bike of your own, you can rent one at the Fort Collins Bike Library at the Downtown Transit Center at 250 N. Mason Street. Bikes cost $10 per day and can be rented between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Drink a Cocktail

Order a Hemingway Cocktail at The Mainline at 125 S. College Avenue. This cocktail features Dancing Pines Wilderness Rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice and Maraschino liqueur. Dancing Pines Distillery plants a tree for every bottle of Wilderness Spirits sold.

Drink a Beer

For every keg that kicks on Earth Day at William Oliver's Publick House, the bar will plant 10 trees through The Canopy Project. 

Written By: Emily Hutto at Feed Media