5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.   While many of the community events and group clean-ups have been cancelled, there are still plenty of things you can do on this international day of environmental action.

1.  Go Digital – Join Earth Challenge 2020 and become a part of the world’s largest citizen science effort. 

2.  Get Your Hands Dirty – Plant a tree.  As the saying goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
Chesapeake Bay Foundation offering tree seedlings to celebrate Earth Day
Learn how to plant a tree

3. Make Everyday Earth Day – Make a pledge to change at least 3 daily habits; such as avoiding single use plastics, composting your kitchen scraps, or unplugging your devices!  Consistent, small acts like these will reduce your carbon footprint and lead towards a more sustainable future. More Earth Day Everyday Tips here…

4. Make a Donation – Support NPC’s ongoing mission to sustain the rural landscapes and waterways of Northcental PA with a special Earth Day donation.

5.  Get Outside (of course!) – Take some time to get outside and really soak up the natural world around you on this particular day.  Whether it’s for a hike through the woods or a simple meander along the creek, finding time to enjoy our environment strengthens our resolve to protect it. 

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