Trash bags and gloves will be provided by Columbia Heights Parks
13th Annual Earth Day C.I.T.O.
April 22, 2017 - It's a Saturday! Help fellow cachers clean up this City Park:
Huset Park West
Cachin' and Trashin' from 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Frequently Asked Questions
Information about Earth Day/Earth Day Network
When is Earth Day celebrated?
Earth Day is April 22. Because events and festivals usually take place on a weekend, Earth Day is often observed on the weekends before or after April 22. Many communities also celebrate Earth Week or Earth Month with a series of environmental activities in April.
Why Earth Day?
Because it works! Earth Day broadens the base of support for environmental programs, rekindles public commitment, and involves a wide range of the participants.
What can I do for Earth Day?
Since April 22, 1970, Earth Day has been an annual event for people around the world to celebrate the earth and our responsibility toward it. Volunteer. The possibilities are endless! Do something nice for the earth, have fun, meet new people, and make a difference.
And you needn't wait for April 22 to help out the Earth. Earth Day is every day -- to build a better future for the environment we all need to be working toward solutions on a year-round basis.
What is Earth Day Network?
Earth Day Network is an international organization that coordinates Earth Day events and activities worldwide. More than 12,000 groups in 174 countries form the network, working for environmental protection in their communities, regions, and around the world. It is a global network of environmental advocates, Earth Day event organizers, businesses, city and local governments, parents, teachers, and students.
Who is responsible for Earth Day?
Earth Day was founded by Gaylord Nelson and organized by Denis Hayes in 1970.
How do I get in touch with Earth Day Network?
Visit the earthday.net Contact page.
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The event page coordinates are for check-in and parking.
Tentative Schedule of Events
- 09:30 AM - Early arrival and check-in @ the Picnic Shelter
- 10:00 AM - Grab bags/gloves, hit the trail and explore the park collecting trash.
- If you arrive after 10:00 AM, you are still welcome! Check-in remains open ...
- 10:30AM - Wrap it up! The Event ends at 11:00 AM
Social activities available: