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Gunpowder Falls State Park Hosts Second Annual Gunpowder Polar Fair
Kingsville, Md. - Gunpowder Falls State Park will hold its Second Annual Gunpowder Polar Fair on Saturday, April 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Point State Park.
"This fair will be an excellent opportunity for the public to learn about ways they can contribute to combating global climate change," said Gunpowder Falls State Park Assistant Manager Andrew Hangen. "This is going to be a huge event this year, and we hope to reach local families and help them connect a positive experience in nature with the global environmental big picture."
This event is part of an effort by the park to make a positive and lasting difference in the endeavor to reduce global warming. Visitors will find informative displays on ways to conserve energy in their homes and everyday lives, dynamic presentations about the climate crisis, guided hikes, games, music, prizes and interactive activities for children.
Admission to the park is $3 per car. The event will take place rain or shine. For directions and information, please call park headquarters at 410-592-2897, or visit http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/central/northpoint.html.
April 20, 2009
Contact: Megan Rhoads
Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 449,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 12 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov