MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A rehabilitated green sea turtle was released back to the ocean in the Florida Keys on Friday to mark Earth Day.
Several hundred onlookers watched on Marathon’s Sombrero Beach as staff from the Keys-based Turtle Hospital released “TJ Sharp,” a 65-pound (30-kilogram) juvenile sea turtle that was rescued in February.
Picture this: You step into your garden, and the beds are brimming with flowers that thrive on benign neglect.
You seldom need to water them, and they don’t require much in the way of fertilizer, either.
NEW YORK (AP) — Meta Platforms Inc., the social media giant formerly known as Facebook, plans to celebrate Earth Day by expanding its offering of fundraising tools and making them more easily available to 1.5 million nonprofits on its Facebook and Instagram platforms, including those involved in fighting climate change.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Power will distribute free trees next month in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, officials said...
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County officials say that they've planted the first 300 trees as part of a goal to plant 5,000 in honor of Earth Day 2021 in April...
The planet and its wondrous inhabitants take center stage this week in celebration of Earth Day.
Several documentaries will spotlight the wonders of the outside world, while a live R&B battle and a new Beastie Boys documentary provide a chance to get moving in our homes...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Department of Environmental Services is encouraging people to record videos or take photos of themselves doing one thing that's good for the earth in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day...
Editor's note: The headline on an earlier version of this story mischaracterized the Longmont Museum's involvement in hosting an Earth Day celebration Saturday. The museum was the rented venue for the event hosted by Sustainable Resilient Longmont.
SPRINGFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Officials say 10 fruit tree saplings that were to be planted by students at a school in southern Michigan to celebrate Earth Day were apparently stolen before they could be put in the ground...
The wood chipper was jammed. Again.
The machine belongs to Fred Galley, and he’d brought it to Agency House Road early Saturday morning, to dispose of the brush of invasive species like buckthorn and locust that infested the Portage Canal.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Employees of the state Department of Transportation will be picking up trash along roads across New York to mark Earth Day...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is having an Earth Day celebration next month...
The University of Scranton is accepting submissions from area students in seventh to 12th grades for its Earth Day Essay Contest.
This year’s essay theme is “Caring for the Earth’s Critters,” and it is free to enter.
The weekend proved an excellent time to celebrate Earth Day, if not exactly the way it had been planned.
The MacKenzie Center in Poynette canceled its “Work, Play” Earth Day event scheduled for Saturday morning and afternoon due to the half-foot of snowfall less than a week earlier.
MOUNT VERNON — About 100 people donned work gloves and boots Saturday to improve Edgewater Park in celebration of Earth Day.
With the help of community members and environmental organizations, a walking path was improved, invasive ivy was removed and garbage was disposed of on the sun-filled day.
In honor of Earth Day, which is Sunday, April 22, a free event at the Legacy of the Plains Museum will be hosted by the Nebraska Conservation Educational Fund.
Emily Hauck, conservation director for NCEF Common Ground, explained the event.
Upcycling plastic bags into a jump rope, touring an electric car “petting zoo” and caring for chickens on an urban farm are some of the ways kids can learn how they can protect their planet during a few of the Earth Day celebrations around Houston this year.
The City of Aiken’s annual Earth Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 21, on the Newberry Street Festival Center and The Alley from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The theme of the celebration is “Preserving for tomorrow what we all enjoy today,” according to a news release from the City of Aiken.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University's Sustainability Department is again hosting an Earth Day celebration on Wednesday...
Nothing should stop Portage volunteers from helping the environment this week, not even Mother Nature.
The city of Portage will hold its fifth annual Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration beginning at 9 a.m.
CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — As a part of the 12 Days of Earth Day celebration, Cannon Beach will be asked to consider designating an official city bird...
The world has come a long way since the 1970s.
The changes to air quality, natural resources and water have remarkably improved over the last four decades, since the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency on Dec.
POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Pearl River County residents celebrated Earth Day over the weekend by cleaning their communities through two organized events...
Recently retired Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones, a Republican, had his guest opinion piece “During Earth Day Week, Here’s a Nonscientific Approach to Climate Change,” published in the Boise Idaho Statesman on April 17.
Saying the Save Maumee Grassroots Organization got a good turnout for its 12th annual Earth Day Celebration is an understatement.
"I can't believe it," founder and president Abigail Frost-King said Sunday while walking through Heatherwood Park in New Haven.
WAILUA — Earth Day cleanup celebrations are a tradition at Lydgate Park in Wailua, but throughout the year, the 62-acre park serves the community in countless other ways.
“It’s probably one of the most popular parks on the island,” said Christie Bagley, who was taking a moment to watch the ocean Thursday morning at Lydgate.
For the Kirkland family, there was a lot to do and a lot to learn at Earth Day Aiken on Saturday.
Lex and his 12-year-old twin daughters, Bailey and Reese, started the morning by participating in the 5K People Chase and Family Fun Run, which had a route that took them into Hitchcock Woods, which is one of the nation’s largest urban forests.
MCMURRAY - For a while Saturday, orange was all the rage.While it hasn't been thought of as a fashionable color for decades, it was prevalent throughout Washington County and elsewhere as volunteers donned orange safety vests and took to the sides of roads to pick up trash, pull weeds, clean streams and do other work to improve the environment, at least on a local scale.All the events were held to celebrate Earth Day, the annual event that highlights issues surrounding environmental protection.
What has science done for you lately?
That’s the question that organizers asked themselves when they decided to put on Saturday’s Rally for Science in Billings. The event held at ZooMontana was done in conjunction with the March for Science in Washington, D.C., around the country and the world.
Reducing your footprint, living more sustainably, being energy efficient — it's easier said than done, and it's easy to feel like your changes don't matter in the grand scheme of things.
You're wrong, Julia Chambers would say, and she and AFFEW are gearing up for a day of events to prove it.
STAMFORD — The New School at Strawberry Hill will host a recycling event Saturday.
The event includes a clothing drive, bike donation, electronics recycling, spring clean-up and some gardening around the school.
Shelter joins Earth Day festival
The Santa Fe animal shelter will bring adoptable dogs to the annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday in Los Alamos.
The shelter’s adoptable dogs will be on site from 10 a.m.
BRIDGEPORT — The city’s great outdoors will be featured inside Saturday.
Read’s Artspace downtown will host a free art exhibit — My Park City — featuring works that focus on nature found within Connecticut’s largest city.
BROOKFIELD - Residents are invited to celebrate Earth Day at the Gurski Homestead this Saturday.
Residents can share their thoughts on the future of the homestead at an interactive and family-friendly community workshop.
Rice Village will celebrate Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by hosting "Earth, Love & Dogs," a day dedicated to health and fitness, outdoor family games and the opportunity to provide a forever home for a four-legged friend.
Earth Day is the day the community gets together and performs projects like planting trees or picking up trash by the highway to make the planet a little better.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s STEM Program will host its annual Earth Day Fest at 9 a.m.
The Montana Audubon Center will hold its ninth annual Earth Day Celebration on South Billings Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22.
An early morning bird walk will start off the event at 7 a.m.
PUHI — James Trujillo, a Kauai Community College instructor and beekeeper, said Earth Day should be celebrated for more than just a day.
“We’ll still have the big Earth Day pa‘ina, Friday,” Trujillo, helping with the Kauai Community College apiary program during the Garden Fair, said.
WAILUA — The concepts for five interpretive signs explaining the history and landscape of the Puna District will be unveiled at this year’s Earth Day celebration at Lydgate Beach Park.
The unveiling is set to kick off the Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park’s annual Earth Day community service on April 22.
Electric plug-in vehicles will be on display at the Earth Day and Energy Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on April 22. Car owners will show their cars and be available to discuss their experiences of ownership throughout the day.
Evelyn's Park Conservancy has announced that Evelyn's Park will open to the public on Saturday, April 22, coinciding with global Earth Day.
The highly anticipated five-acre green space in Bellaire will debut with a grand opening "Picnic in the Park" event designed to bring the community together and showcase future programming to be offered by the park on a year-round basis.
The City of Aiken's Energy and Environmental Committee is excited about the upcoming Earth Day celebration in April, where they hope to offer residents a day full of opportunity to learn about responsible use and conservation of the planet’s resources.