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Earth Day Vendors and Sponsors Wanted.

Our Earth Day event sponsored by Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority is Saturday, April 25th from 11 to 3pm. Utica Zoo is looking for local vendors and sponsors for it’s annual Earth Day event. The vendor fee is $25, which goes directly into the conservation program at the Utica Zoo. Please contact Kathleen at (315) 738-0472 Ext. 36 or Here are some event details:

  • First 50 families receive a free pine sapling for planting
  • Folk singer/song writer Peggy Lynn will be preforming her interactive biosongs and children’s programs at 11:30 am and 2:00pm.
  • Meet Smokey Bear and learn all about protecting local forest habitats!
  • Test your recycling knowledge at the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority recycling relay.
  • Sample and purchase local, earth friendly products from one of our many vendors, including Three Sisters Creations, Shady Acre Homestead, Just Pies LLC, Candy Jar Confections, and Adirondack Puppy Truffles!
  • Animal meet and greets
  • Children’s activities and games
  • Gift Shop discount for recycled printer cartridges and small electronics
  • Regular rate admission

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