Earth Day

This April 22nd will mark the 50th annual Earth Day Celebration! This year’s theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. Let’s celebrate Earth Day by sharing our efforts on how we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and care about our planet – from home!
Send us a photo, video, or description of your project between now and Wednesday, April 30th so we can share it here!
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The Haw River Assembly's Earth Day 2020 Challenge-4

Check Out Everyone Who’s Participated So Far!

  • Safe distancing river clean-up near Bynum Bridge, by Kallum and Cabe families

Earth Is Holy – a song written by Cynthia Rylander Crossen and performed by Pomegranate Rose
Earth Super Heroes – a poem by Suzy Lawrence
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Earth Day History

“Earth Day was a unified response to an environment in crisis — oil spills, smog, rivers so polluted they literally caught fire. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10% of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet. The first Earth Day is credited with launching the modern environmental movement, and is now recognized as the planet’s largest civic event. ” 
– For more information, check out the official Earth Day website here