Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: March 2016 - Page 12

12 • The Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Spring 2016  FORMATION A TRASH–TO–TREASURE ART CONTEST FOR STUDENTS Calling All Students! We have seen the fruits of your creativity in the Zoo’s 2015 Trashformation — A Trash to Treasure Art Contest as part of the Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth Powered by LG&E and KU. Now we need entries for our 2016 Trashformation contest! Sunday, April 17 Hang with the Bats 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fly over and learn more about some of nature’s favorite nocturnal fliers. Enjoy special keeper talks about our vampire and fruit bats as well as an appearance from Stellaluna! Trashformation is open to students from pre-school to grade 12. Students can submit individual entries or submit as a group. Download the Trashformation registration form at Entry registration deadline is March 21, 2016. Winners will be notified by April 14 and MUST be present at a press conference on April 16 during the Zoo’s Earth Day celebration. Saturday, April 23 Eco-Partner: Louisville Zoo Docents 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Louisville Zoo educators located around the Zoo explain and demonstrate ways you can help our planet. Sunday, April 24 World Penguin Day 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Waddle over and spend the day learning all about the our Rockhopper penguins. Special keeper presentations will be held throughout the day. Learn about the Zoo’s newest exhibit, Penguin Cove, featuring our new “Little” blue penguins, before the exhibit opens on May 14. Saturday, April 30 Eco-Partner: Kentucky Science Center 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn about the importance of recycling, nature conservation and more with Kentucky Science Center! Test out different types of plastics; explore the science behind frogs, energy, and the way humans impact our planet. REMEMBER Before you toss it: what would you create with a little imagination?