Every year on March 18th, Global Recycling Day invites everyone to look at their trash in a different way. The initiative serves as a reminder that much of our trash is reusable, recyclable or not really trash at all.
Celebrate Trails Day on the fourth Saturday in April encourages the nation to get out and enjoy the country's outstanding trail systems.
On December 1st, Antarctica Day recognizes the anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty. It’s also a day to learn more about this cold and barren continent.
On November 3rd, World Jellyfish Day celebrates this invertebrate that has been on Earth for millions of years. The day also encourages us to learn more about these unique aquatic animals.
National Summit Day on the first Saturday in August recognizes those mountain top summits and the people who climb there.
On September 29, Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day celebrates the 101 urban national wildlife refuges in the United States.
On the third Thursday in October, International Shakeout Day educates the public about ways to stay safe during an earthquake.
On the second Saturday in October, International African Penguin Awareness Day raises awareness about the plight of the African penguins. It’s also a day to learn more about this flightless seabird.
On October 1st, International Raccoon Appreciation Day encourages people to learn more about raccoons and protect the raccoon’s natural habitat.
Every year on the fourth Sunday in September, World Rivers Day highlights the many values of rivers and streams. It’s also a day to encourage the improved stewardship of rivers around the world.