Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Earth Day is April 22: Get Involved!

Earth Day Events in Oberlin, Friday-Saturday
Earth Day Coalition's Annual EarthFest 2006 in Cleveland is scheduled for Sunday, April 23 at the Metroparks Zoo. EarthFest is one of the longest standing and most successful Earth Day celebrations in the country. With as many as 50,000 peoople attending this one-day event, EarthFest has earned distinction as Ohio's largest environmental education event.

If you can't get out with a local group working to improve the environment this Earth Day, you can be involved virtually. Many organizations have made available special materials and information on the Web. This is a very small sampling:

Tip Sheets to Print and Share, to Fight Global Warming - Environmental Defense

Ten Ways You Can Make Earth Day Matter; Climate Change Information; Saving Endangered Species; and Protecting Forests - World Wildlife Fund

Climate Change Solutions Campaign - Earth Day Network

HybridCenter Earth Day Challenge, from Bill Nye the Science Guy - Union of Concerned Scentists Clean Vehicles Page

Find these, plus many more at Envirolink, an online clearinghouse of Earth Day resources, activities, and environmental information worldwide.

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