Join The Sanctuary in Celebrating Earth Day, April 27
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee will host a family-friendly Earth Day event on Saturday, April 27th! The event will take place at The Elephant Discovery Center in downtown Hohenwald, Tennessee during regular hours, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Create enrichment for the elephants using all sustainable materials, learn how to sort your recyclables, take a pledge to help elephants, and get the chance to chat with a member of The Sanctuary's Care Staff. Don't forget to bring an old, well-loved T-shirt to create your own reusable tote!
The Elephant Discovery Center is now open, so visitors are also invited to interact with the hands-on, self-guided exhibits that teach about the ecological role elephants play in the wild and tell the stories of The Sanctuary’s resident elephants.
Caregiver Chat - A member of The Sanctuary's Elephant Care Staff will share an introduction to The Sanctuary and highlight sustainable aspects of our three barns and habitats.
Enrichment Creation - Learn what it takes to create elephant enrichment at The Sanctuary by creating it yourself with sustainable materials.
Games and Activities:
Recycling Sorting Game - Find out what can be recycled in Lewis County and where, and discover how to identify your different recyclables. Afterward, play a game to test your newfound knowledge on recycling and sustainability.
T-Shirt Tote Bag Tutorial - Bring an old shirt to create your own reusable bag for grocery shopping and more!
Sustainability Tour - Take a guided tour around The Elephant Discovery Center that will highlight the sustainable features of its architecture and landscaping.
**No elephants will be present at this event**
The Elephant Discovery Center
27 E. Main Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462