Earth Day in Calabasas

The City of Calabasas hosted the annual Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

WILD OWL - Dancer the barn owl rests on the arm of Monica Dunahee at The Nature of Wildworks booth during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

WILD OWL – Dancer the barn owl rests on the arm of Monica Dunahee at The Nature of Wildworks booth during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

EARTH DAY - A garter snake from The Nature of Wildworks slithers up the arm of Harlan Lebo during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office.

EARTH DAY – A garter snake from The Nature of Wildworks slithers up the arm of Harlan Lebo during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office.

PLANTING A TREE - Lauren Chachula, left, and Ahura Jafarnejad hand out free oak tree saplings during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

PLANTING A TREE – Lauren Chachula, left, and Ahura Jafarnejad hand out free oak tree saplings during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

UP CLOSE VIEW - Cassandra Jones of Calabasas holds up her son, Quinn, 6, to the microscope to view willow seeds at the Mountains Restoration Trust booth during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

UP CLOSE VIEW – Cassandra Jones of Calabasas holds up her son, Quinn, 6, to the microscope to view willow seeds at the Mountains Restoration Trust booth during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Dozens of exhibitors participated in the event that showcased environmental alternatives in the home and office. The event was organized by the City of Calabasas.

CRAYFISH - John Burnap of the Mountains Restoration Trust holds up a crayfish found in Calabasas during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Crayfish are non-native and considered an invasive species in the local ecosystem.

CRAYFISH – John Burnap of the Mountains Restoration Trust holds up a crayfish found in Calabasas during the Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo at the Las Virgenes Creek site in Calabasas on Sat., April 13. Crayfish are non-native and considered an invasive species in the local ecosystem.

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