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County buildings to observe Earth Hour

Twenty-three Ramsey County-owned facilities will go dark for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This is the seventh year Ramsey County is participating in Earth Hour, an annual event organized by the World Wildlife Fund where individuals and organizations turn off the lights for one hour to promote energy conservation and action on climate change. 

The county encourages residents and business owners to observe Earth Hour by turning off all non-essential lights and signs, and to look for new ways to conserve energy. Over 400 of the world's most iconic buildings and landmarks and millions of individuals participated in the event last year.

Ramsey County buildings participating in Earth Hour 2020 include:

  • 402 University building.
  • Government Center East building.
  • Landmark Center.
  • Law Enforcement Center.
  • Ramsey County District Court building in Maplewood.
  • Ramsey County Library locations.
    • Maplewood.
    • Mounds View.
    • Roseville.
    • Shoreview.
    • White Bear Lake.
  • Ramsey County parks.
    • Bald Eagle Regional Park.
    • Keller Regional Park.
    • Lake Gervais County Park.
    • Lake Josephine County Park.
    • Lake McCarrons County Park.
    • Lake Owasso County Park.
    • Snail Lake Regional Park.
    • Sucker/Vadnais Regional Park.
    • Tony Schmidt Regional Park.
  • Ramsey County Public Works.
  • Ramsey County Sheriff Patrol Station.
  • Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse.
  • Saint Paul - Ramsey County Public Health Center.
Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 2:46 p.m.