Today, many cities extend Earth Day celebrations for an entire week to increase awareness of recycling and better energy efficient communities that culminates with official Earth Day observances on April 22.
In 2016, watch for major campaigns to help get more people involved in recycling, planting a tree, and other activities aimed at helping to protect the only planet we've got!
Just up ahead, discover detailed information about what else happens on the big day - with facts, news, student projects, coloring pages, crafts ideas, information and history, as well as environmental events & festivities, celebrations & activities across the US and Canada ...
Earth Day - Envirolink Resource Guide - ...Gather 'round for an information-packed site offering up a history of the day, scheduled events around the U.S. and Canada, and an organizer's guide to help you plan your own activities & celebrations including ideas for scavenger hunts, festivals and contests.
Pals - Kid-friendly community with fun facts, activities, and resources for learning more about planet Earth, recycling & conservation, and lots of links to Earth Day information around the Web.
Earth Day Network - The whole earth catalog of regional sites around the globe with the latest news, listings of events, feature stories, online quizzes, factoids, feature stories, teaching resources.
Earth Day Canada - Including information on festivals, walks and community news throughout the country, plus a complete how-to on celebrating the day in your neighborhood, with related tips and kids' resources.
Earth Day - Wikipedia - A good overview on the history of American environmental concerns, the origins of the celebration
plus links to more on international events.