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Earth Day and Wetlands Month Celebration May 10, 2013

Plant Materials Center

Earth day logo 2013

Brooksville, FL., April 30, 2012 – The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be celebrating Earth Day at their Plant Materials Center in Brooksville, Florida. The event is free and open to people of all ages.

There will be interactive demonstrations and information for adults and children about water conservation, pollinators, soil, USDA’s People’s Garden Initiative, native plants, Plant Materials Center tours, and much more.

WHAT: Celebration of Earth Day

WHEN: Friday, May 10, 2013
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., EDT

WHERE: Brooksville Plant Materials Center
14119 Broad Street (U.S. Hwy 41)
Brooksville, FL 34601

Exhibit booths, conservation demonstrations and interactive activities for all ages will be supplied by NRCS and many other local, state and federal agencies.

Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact Janet Grabowski by May 1, 2013, at 352-796-9600 or at


Additional information on NRCS, conservation assistance, and programs is available on the web at  or at your local USDA - NRCS office.

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