Earth Day

photo of Hands holding seedling in soil.

“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” 

— Sen. Gaylord Nelson,
Earth Day founder

Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is an annual event for people around the world to celebrate the earth and renew our commitment to a safer, healthier and cleaner world. Earth Day provides an opportunity to take new actions as well as revitalize existing ones. Some ideas:

Happy Earth Day!

Attend an Earth Day Event

Each year, Earth Day events are planned throughout the Kansas City region. For more information about events in your community, contact your city, school, place of worship or neighborhood organization.

For more information, contact Matt Riggs at 816-701-8313.