Celebrating our planet earth happens every day of the year but you likely know that Earth Month is April. Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. You can look up online sites to get suggestions and ideas for what YOU can do in observance of Earth Day. Here’s a few to consider...
1. Earth Day: The Official Site | https://www.EARTHDAY.ORG
Visit the official Earth Day site to learn about the world's largest environmental movement and what you can do to make every day Earth Day.
2. 15 Earth Day Tips to Support the Environment & Stop Climate Change
Avoid Plastic Disposables.
Volunteer to Clean Up.
Recycle What You Can.
Don't Drive Alone.
Take Shorter Showers.
Unplug your devices.
Donate your money to a “green” cause.
Donate your time.
Donate your belongings.
Join Earth Day’s Network campaigns.
Share your Earth Day tips.
Don’t stop after Earth Day.
To read more about these 15 suggestions, go to https://www.goodwall.io/blog/earth-day-tips/
3. Here’s a wonderful St. Petersburg event that is very popular year-after-year...
4/23/2022 & 4/24/2022
9am-4pm both days
7891 26TH AVE. N ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33710
WALTER FULLER PARK 7891 26TH AVE. N ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33710
St. Petersburg's annual Green Thumb Festival, brings together plant and flower lovers, as well as, individuals and families looking for a fun weekend activity. With more than 120 garden, plant and flower vendors and exhibitors, the annual event brings the community together for a weekend of fun. This two-day event will provide more than 200 educational and environmental exhibits, vendors and workshops. The festival continues to be free of charge. Find more information here: http://www.stpeteparksrec.org.
If each of us selects just ONE THING we can actively do to be more mindful of resources to help our environment, that’s one small step. But if each of us does just ONE THING, we’ll have made a HUGE, POSITIVE DIFFERENCE.