Mainers mark Earth Day

Posted April 22, 2010, at 4:16 p.m.

ORONO, Maine — Earth Day was observed in Maine.

In Orono, a group of about 30 students at the University of Maine donned green paint and nothing else to celebrate Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2010.

The 15-minute cycling tour – an annual event on campus – included a tour of the mall, where they received waves and a round of applause.

The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970.