• PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - (from left to right) Presidio Garrison leadership Command Sgt. Maj. Olga Martinez and Col. Joel J. Clark plant a tree with assistance from City of Monterey arborist Steve Morton.

    Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - (from left to right) Presidio Garrison leadership Command Sgt. Maj. Olga Martinez and Col. Joel J. Clark plant a tree with assistance from City of Monterey arborist Steve Morton.

  • PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Pvt. 1st Class Johnathon Mooney, D. Co 229th Military Intelligence Battalion, spins a prize wheel in an attempt to win two free tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium during the POM Earth Day event.

    Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Pvt. 1st Class Johnathon Mooney, D. Co 229th Military Intelligence Battalion, spins a prize wheel in an attempt to win two free tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium during the POM Earth Day event.

  • PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Navy Center of Information Dominance Unit Monterey sailors read about the various types of hazardous waste and their effects on the environment during the Presidio of Monterey Earth Day event April 22.  Earth Day is now an internationally celebrated giving way to the United Nations designating the day, in 2009, as International Mother Earth Day.

    Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Navy Center of Information Dominance Unit Monterey sailors read about the various types of hazardous waste and their effects on the environment during the Presidio of Monterey Earth Day event April 22. Earth Day is now...

  • PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - 314th Training Squadron Airman 1st Class Kenisha Stiil (left) and Angela McNeese learn how a clear plastic bag looks much like jelly fish to native sea otters, which they consume as food, which can pose as a lethal hazard for them and other sea life.

    Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - 314th Training Squadron Airman 1st Class Kenisha Stiil (left) and Angela McNeese learn how a clear plastic bag looks much like jelly fish to native sea otters, which they consume as food, which can pose as a lethal hazard...

  • PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Marine Corps Detachment Private 1st Class Kristine Plata plants a tree on Presidio grounds in honor of Earth Day.

    Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Marine Corps Detachment Private 1st Class Kristine Plata plants a tree on Presidio grounds in honor of Earth Day.

  • PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Defense Manpower Data Center employees Jamal Lockett (middle) and Sam Peterson (right) learn the importance of energy conservation from Pacific Gas and Electric Company representative Jim Wasserman during the DMDC Earth Day Green Fair at the Ord Military Community Department of Defense Center April 19.

    DMDC Earth Day Fair

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Defense Manpower Data Center employees Jamal Lockett (middle) and Sam Peterson (right) learn the importance of energy conservation from Pacific Gas and Electric Company representative Jim Wasserman during the DMDC Earth...

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio community members learned ways to conserve and protect the Earth's natural resources during an informative and interactive booth-style fair here at the Berlin Wall Courtyard April 24.

POM Directorate of Public Works arranged the event and marked it the first informational fair hosted here.

The event, which was held during most of the Presidio community's lunch period, had various stations, such as an opportunity to win free tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a look at how trash is perceived by sea life and tree plantings.

Simultaneously, a weed-pulling of the invasive French Broom was conducted here.

The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970 that is celebrated by over 175 countries a year.

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