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Make Every Day Earth Day
Clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, neighborhoods free from toxic materials. Since 1970, Earth Day has been a time to recognize how important our environment is to all of us and to take action to make our world a better place to live.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) believes in making every day Earth Day.
Here are some of the Earth Day activities around the state that you and your family can attend to Celebrate Earth Day!
- Logan City Hall Green Futures Learning Series
- TreeUtah EcoGarden Earth Day Clean-Up
- Ogden Nature Center: Wild Wednesday: Earth Day Extravaganza!
- Recycle Utah’s Annual Earth Day Celebration and Dinner
- Red Butte Garden: Special Earth Day Birding Tour
- Treehouse Museum
- Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah Wildlife Baby Shower and Open House
- American West Heritage Center Farm Animals Days
- Arches National Park Art in the Parks
- Arches National Park Ranger Adventures
- Canyonlands National Park Horseshoe Canyon Hike
- Dixie Power Kite Festival
- Kayenta Street Painting Festival
- South Jordan: Earth Day 10k
- Utah’s Hogle Zoo: Party for the Planet
- Zion Canyon: 12th Annual Earth Day Celebration
- Draper City: Earth Day
- Amazing Earthfest
- Earth Jam
If there isn't an organized event in your community today, you can create your own Earth Day event:
- Pick up trash along your street or in a city park
- Volunteer to participate in a local cleanup project
- Remove brush and weeds from an elderly neighbor's yard
- Plant a tree or sign up with TreeUtah for a community tree-planting project
- Clean up garbage or debris from a local waterway
- Hold a yard sale or a clothing swap to encourage reuse of household items