" If you take care of yourself and take care of Mother Nature, she'll take care of you," one volunteer said.
The Kern River Rancher district from the Sequoia National Forest was also in attendance.
"A day like Earth day is a day for us to remember and appreciate nature and what it gives back to us," Cody Norris, Sequoia National Forest Public Affairs officer, said.
Bakersfield Police to add 15 new employees
Bakersfield City Council voted to approve a plan that will add more than a dozen new positions to the Bakersfield Police Department.
City leaders discuss BPD and memorial bricks
Bakersfield City leaders will weigh in on a plan to save those fading bricks in front of Rabobank Arena during Wednesday night's council meeting.
Officials searching for sexual assault suspect
A 50-year-old Oildale woman was sexually assaulted after an unknown assailant forced entry to her home in the 200 block of Decatur Avenue.
15 arrested during family violence operation
Fifteen people were arrested during family violence sting.