Healed sea turtle released to mark Earth Day in Florida KeysApril 22, 2022 GMT
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.
For Earth Day, plant native plants, practice benign neglectApril 21, 2022 GMT
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.
Instagram adds fundraising to Reels to help nonprofitsApril 19, 2022 GMT
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.
Kentucky Power offers free, low-growing saplingsApril 19, 2021 GMT
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Power will distribute free trees next month in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, officials said...
Baltimore County plants 300 trees to kick off Earth Day goalNovember 26, 2020 GMT
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...
New this week: Beastie Boys doc, Earth Day shows, ‘Fleabag’April 20, 2020 GMT
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...
Earth Day video challenge encourages doing 1 good thingMarch 29, 2020 GMT
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.
Saplings apparently stolen from school; replacements plantedApril 24, 2019 GMT
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...
Portage Canal gets Earth Day cleanup SaturdayApril 23, 2019 GMT
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.
NY state DOT workers to pick up roadside trash for Earth DayApril 21, 2019 GMT
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...
Earth Day program scheduled next month in West VirginiaMarch 18, 2019 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is having an Earth Day celebration next month...
University Of Scranton Seeks Student Entries For Earth Day Essay ContestMarch 16, 2019 GMT
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.
MacKenzie Center sees quiet Earth Day in PoynetteApril 23, 2018 GMT
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.
Earth Day event takes place at Edgewater ParkApril 22, 2018 GMT
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.
Local hiker will share his experience on the Appalachian Trail as part of Earth Day eventApril 21, 2018 GMT
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.
Earth Day celebrationsApril 18, 2018 GMT
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.
Earth Day Aiken celebrates ‘preserving for tomorrow what we enjoy today’April 18, 2018 GMT
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.
Marshall University hosting Earth Day celebration WednesdayApril 18, 2018 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University's Sustainability Department is again hosting an Earth Day celebration on Wednesday...
Bath’s bag ban kicks off Sunday ... on Earth DayApril 17, 2018 GMT
Snow or shine: Portage Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration is ThursdayApril 17, 2018 GMT
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.
St. Charles Borromeo hosting Earth Day celebrationApril 13, 2018 GMT
Blackbird could edge puffin as Cannon Beach’s official birdApril 5, 2018 GMT
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...
Earth Day: From 1970 to 2018April 1, 2018 GMT
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.
County shines cleaner after weekend’s eventsMay 1, 2017 GMT
POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Pearl River County residents celebrated Earth Day over the weekend by cleaning their communities through two organized events...
Bipartisan effort to undo climate changeApril 30, 2017 GMT
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.
1,100 trees planted for Earth DayApril 24, 2017 GMT
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.
Lydgate is gathering place, thanks to founderApril 23, 2017 GMT
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.
Earth Day Aiken entertains while teaching about the environmentApril 23, 2017 GMT
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.
Community clean-ups happen on Earth DayApril 23, 2017 GMT
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.
On Earth Day, lots of ways to get acquainted with scienceApril 23, 2017 GMT
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.
Many events planned for Earth DayApril 20, 2017 GMT
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’s New School to host Earth Day eventApril 20, 2017 GMT
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.
Pet Briefs: Shelter joins Earth Day festival in Los AlamosApril 20, 2017 GMT
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.
Read’s Artspace celebrates Earth DayApril 19, 2017 GMT
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 to celebrate Earth Day with family-friendly forum, fun at Gurski HomesteadApril 19, 2017 GMT
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 presents ‘Earth, Love & Dogs’ Earth Day celebrationApril 19, 2017 GMT
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.
UTRGV STEM department to celebrate Earth DayApril 16, 2017 GMT
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.
Earth Day activities planned at Audubon CenterApril 14, 2017 GMT
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.
Celebrate Earth Day by helping clean up Hidden HollowApril 13, 2017 GMT
Earth Week at Kauai Community CollegeApril 12, 2017 GMT
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.
Lydgate Beach Park Earth Day is April 22April 11, 2017 GMT
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.
Smart Energy: Showcase of Electric Cars at Earth Day EventApril 9, 2017 GMT
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 to open Earth Day with celebrationFebruary 28, 2017 GMT
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.
Aiken City committee plans for new, exciting Earth Day celebrationJanuary 20, 2017 GMT
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.