Youth take charge at Earth Day Expo in Groton

22 Apr 2024

Community Interest

 More than 1,200 attendees arrived at Groton Public Library for the second annual Earth Day Expo on Saturday afternoon.

The theme — planets vs. plastics — sought to promote greater sustainable living.

Enthusiastic residents of all ages participated in the day’s activities. Kids constructed bird houses as lively music filled the space.

But this year, students took charge of the event. Throughout the library, students from the University of Connecticut and Connecticut College, alongside middle and high schools were part of panels focusing on climate change and solutions from a policy perspective.
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