Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970 as an environmental teach-in, Earth Day is today celebrated by more than a billion people in 190 countries globally.
There are so many ways you and your family can celebrate, learn, and explore the wonders of our planet safely in the great outdoors and from the comfort of your home!
Here are 15 ideas for how you can enjoy Earth Day as you stay-at-home or safely (and with social distancing) go outside.
Love the animals at Shedd? Want to protect their wild counterparts? There are many ways to act to protect aquatic animals and their habitats—at the aquarium, in your community, and even around the globe!
Join Earthday.org for 24 Hours of Action in a global digital landscape and have global conversations with your peer conservationists!
Learn how to install a rain barrel from the Forest Preserve District and use water captured from your roof to water your plants