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This is an image from this resource on the Internet4Classrooms' "Earth Day at Internet 4 Classrooms" resource page:    How the First Earth Day Came About.    "By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day    What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked."

This is an image from this resource on the Internet4Classrooms' "Earth Day at Internet 4 Classrooms" resource page: How the First Earth Day Came About. "By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked."

Earth Day is the day designated for fostering appreciation of the earth's environment and awareness of the issues that threaten it. Actually, Earth Day is one of two days, depending on when you choose to observe it. Some people celebrate Earth Day on the first day of Spring, which is the vernal equinox that occurs on or around March 21st. In 1970, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson proposed a bill designating April 22 as a national day to celebrate the earth. Since that time, Earth Day has been…

What Is Earth Day?

Earth Day is the day designated for fostering appreciation of the earth's environment and awareness of the issues that threaten it. Actually, Earth Day is one of two days, depending on when you choose to observe it. Some people celebrate Earth Day on the first day of Spring, which is the vernal equinox that occurs on or around March 21st. In 1970, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson proposed a bill designating April 22 as a national day to celebrate the earth. Since that time, Earth Day has been…

U.S. Senator Edmund Muskie speaking to an estimated 40-60,000 at Fairmount Park, Philadelphia on Earth Day, 1970

U.S. Senator Edmund Muskie speaking to an estimated 40-60,000 at Fairmount Park, Philadelphia on Earth Day, 1970

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970 Earth Day events in more than 193 countries] are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.  On Earth Day 2016 the landmark Paris Agreement was signed by the United States China and some 120 other countries. This signing satisfied a key requirement for the entry into force of the historic draft climate protection treaty…

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970 Earth Day events in more than 193 countries] are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. On Earth Day 2016 the landmark Paris Agreement was signed by the United States China and some 120 other countries. This signing satisfied a key requirement for the entry into force of the historic draft climate protection treaty…

An article about the history of Earth Day. The idea came to founder Gaylord Nelson, then a Senator from Wisconsin, after he witnessed the effects of an oil spill in California. #earthday #environment

An article about the history of Earth Day. The idea came to founder Gaylord Nelson, then a Senator from Wisconsin, after he witnessed the effects of an oil spill in California. #earthday #environment

1970: Inspired by a grassroots movement led by Senator Gaylord Nelson & activist John McConnell, Americans celebrated their first Earth Day.

1970: Inspired by a grassroots movement led by Senator Gaylord Nelson & activist John McConnell, Americans celebrated their first Earth Day.

Silver Cascade--White Mountains. Earth Day reminds us to protect rivers like this one.  The First Earth Day was on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin.  Republicans will not celebrate this or give it one thought.  They are the takers and users.

Silver Cascade--White Mountains. Earth Day reminds us to protect rivers like this one. The First Earth Day was on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. Republicans will not celebrate this or give it one thought. They are the takers and users.

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