Category Archives: Environment

Learn information & facts about our environment.

Happy Earth Day!

What is Earth Day? Earth Day marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It is an annual celebration of the environment and intended to inspire awareness of & appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, who started a “teach-in” to protest the government’s… Read More »

March 22 – World Water Day

Today is World Water Day! World Water Day is an international day to celebrate freshwater and a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in… Read More »