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Earth Day @ the Capitol 2005: Getting Down to Business

picture of the world with the title of Earth Day 2005

On April 22 people around the world from local Governments, businesses, neighborhoods, schools and universities rekindle a public commitment to a clean environment.

The Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Environmental Education took place in the Capitol Courtyard on April 22, 2005 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The Florida Geological Survey participated with an exhibit centered around its mobile geolab.

The first official Earth day was held in 1970 with the mission of uniting the world toward a common cause of environmental protection and conservation.

This year celebrates the 35th Earth day and took place at the Tallahassee Capital building in the courtyard outside of the Capitol rotunda. Displays were setup by various agencies of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection . The Florida Geological Survey displayed it's GEOLAB (see photo below), in which various earth science functions were provided for hands on use. Posters and brochures about Florida Geology and the Florida Geological Survey were distributed to an interested public.

FGS Geologist talk to interested citizens GEOLAB and the Capitol Building

Last updated: December 28, 2012

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