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Live! From the Academy:#Philabag at Tinicum

Friday, January 15, 2021

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Take a virtual field trip to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge!

Did you know that America’s first urban wildlife refuge is free, open to the public AND right here in Philadelphia? Take a virtual field trip to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum with Academy educators and scientists to meet the caretakers of this incredible place. Discover how this urban refuge protects not only the plants and animals that live there but also serves the surrounding neighborhoods. Learn about the #Philabag initiative, educating Philadelphians about the travels of our trash, and how you can make an impact to address the problem of litter in our communities.

Join us on Facebook Live

This event is part of the Academy's Environmental Justice Week. Join us for a week of digital programs that define and explore environmental justice to commemorate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click here for details.

In Partnership with John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Photo: Lamar Gore/USFWS

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This is a live event. It will be hosted on Facebook Live.


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