Recycle your electronics and more during the Earth Week celebration at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary | WFRV Local 5

(WFRV) – It’s Earth Week at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and Local 5 Live was there with details on all the fun activities you can take part in.

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Electronic recycling collection

Several times a year, Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary and Norsec Computer Recyclers hold an electronics recycling drive at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. Norsec Computer Recyclers LLC provides an environmentally friendly solution to electronic device disposal needs.

Remove old televisions, computer equipment (monitors, processors, mice, keyboards, fax machines, printers, networking equipment and all standard office equipment), household electronics such as CD, DVD and VHS players, stereo equipment, vacuum cleaners, clocks, satellite receivers, telephone systems, cell phones, game consoles, household appliances such as microwaves, washers, dryers, refrigerators, dehumidifiers and stoves. We also recycle lead-acid, nickel-cadmium and lithium-ion batteries. Basically if it plugs into a wall, you can recycle it. However, we do not accept dry cell batteries or fluorescent bulbs.

April 22-23, 2022 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Friday and 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday
Location: Center de la nature lower parking lot
Costs: Paid items, since they contain hazardous materials, include:
– Computer monitors $10.00 each
– Televisions $15.00 each; 30″ TVs $30.00

All other IT components and standard household appliances are recycled free of charge, including appliances that contain Frion.

A portion of the recycling fee supports the Friends of the Wildlife Reserve!

Ice cold family fun night

Live animal friends, night walks, horse-drawn wagon rides, bonfire and more!

Date: February 5, 2022
Weather: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: throughout the park. Parking will be at Bay Beach Amusement Park. Shuttles available.
Proceeds go to friends of the wildlife reserve. Some activities are weather and condition dependent.
Costs: Free for Friends members or $5.00 for a family.
Registration: No registration required. Call 920-391-3683 for more information.

Easter event

The Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary will once again hold their annual Easter event at the sanctuary for children ages 3-8 and their parents. Activities will include Easter bag making, simple craft projects, cookie and punch tasting, and egg hunts. Space is limited and PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. Call 920-391-3671.
Date: April 16, 2022
Weather: 09:00
Location: Nature Center Center Dick Resch
Costs: $3.00 per person

Earth Day Celebration

Many activities throughout the park!

Date: April 24, 2022
Weather: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: All around the Sanctuary.
Costs: FREE!
Registration: Nothing

Green Bay Children’s Day

June 24th is Green Bay Children’s Day!

Date: June 24
Weather: all day
Location: throughout Green’s Bay
Costs: Free!

17th Annual Walk for Wildlife

This is our main R-PAWS animal rehabilitation fundraiser! Collect advance walk pledges and/or buy raffle tickets to win great raffle prizes! Howl with the Wildlife Sanctuary’s wolf pack at 8:30 am in the amphitheater. Walkers are invited to enjoy 2.5 miles of scenic trails. Live animal stations are found throughout the walk. They include Sanctuary animal ambassadors, artifacts, and educational animal information.

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Weather: 8h00-12h30
Location: Sign up at the amphitheater and hike scenic trails
Costs: R-PAWS Animal Rehabilitation Fundraiser
Register: In line Registration Information or in person or by mail: Download the walk brochure

autumn adventure

Join the Thursday morning Optimist Breakfast Club for the kids’ fall adventure at the wildlife sanctuary. Many activities will be offered to children and their parents. The Optimists will also be serving a FREE dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! All ages are welcome and all activities are FREE!

Date: TBD 2022
Weather: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Nature center and park
Costs: FREE!

Annual Friends of the Wildlife Reserve Banquet

Date: November 2022
Weather: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Rock Garden Supper Club
Costs: $18.00 per person
Registration: Mandatory by Monday, November 4. Dial (920) 391-3671.

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