Why only 22 April ?
Because it did not fall during exams or spring breaks, did not conflict with religious holidays and was late enough in spring to have decent weather.
Founder of Earth Day: Senator Gaylord Nelson
First Earth Day: April 22, 1970
Ready to take part in Earth Day 2011? Here is how you can get involved:
|Share your commitment the the environment this Earth Day - declare your Act of Green.|
|Organize an Earth Day event in your community.|
|Take part by attending an Earth Day event near your.|