Source: Earth Day Network
– “It’s Earth Day!”
“Our planet is at a turning point. The massive global migration underway now from countryside to cities will demand huge investments in energy, water, materials, waste, food distribution, and transportation over the next 25 years. If the right investments are made now, this unique opportunity will be the catalyst for dramatic changes in the built environment and the fight against carbon emissions and climate change,” quoting the Earth Day Network.
– Yelm has no Earth Day events, an annual tradition here.
And Yelm is one of the few jurisdictions with no plastic bag ordinance.
Yet, Yelm’s 19th annual Arbor Day celebration is Friday at 11am.
Perhaps Arbor Day here could be combined to recognizing Earth Day?
Click here for other Washington State Earth Day events.
– This may be of interest for a visit on a gorgeous day today:
“Completed restoration makes Woodard Bay a must-see location in the South Sound”
By Jeffrey P. Mayor, The Olympian.
– Congressman Denny Heck
Wishing the entire 10th Congressional District of the beautiful Washington state a very happy Earth Day.
Click here for the video.
– UPDATE: April 24, 2015
“Farm to Fork — Honor Earth Day With Smart Choices”
By Thurston County Commissioner Sandra Romero