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Be A Hero – Release Zero Aquatic Pet Take-back Event (IL)

October 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free

 

CAN’T KEEP YOUR AQUATIC PET?
Releasing aquarium and water garden pets can hurt them and the environment.
​Bring them to us instead!
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant will be hosting three aquatic pet “take-back” events in Chicagoland this summer and fall. At these events, pet owners can turn in aquatic pets that they’re no longer able to care for to the Aquarium Fish Sanctuary.
Please note that at this time, only fish and aquatic invertebrates will be accepted. Invertebrates include animals such as crayfish and snails.
Space is limited! Email us to reserve space for your pet at BeAHeroReleaseZero@gmail.com.
​There will be no penalties for turning in regulated species.

We welcome partners who would like to have educational exhibits about nature, invasive species and the Great Lakes at these events. Contact us for details about how you or your organization can participate.

Visit our website for further details!

 

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.transportzero.org/release-zero.html/#petsurrender

Venue

Evanston Ecology Center
2024 McCormick Blvd.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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