April 22nd 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. And while most of us will be celebrating #EarthDayAtHome there are so many simple actions we can take for the environment in our daily lives. Here are 5 ways to celebrate #EarthDay2020:
1) Visit EarthDay.Org
Here you’ll find many different ways of engaging with this global celebration of our planet. From online events to ensuring your call for climate action is heard.
2) Learn and do with Earth Day Canada
Find practical, creative, and fun ideas for all tastes and ages to celebrate #EarthDayAtHome. All on EarthDay.ca
3) Join the #TapWaterChallenge
Ottawa Riverkeeper is inviting Ottawans to share their love of tap water during #EarthWeek. Stockpiling water in plastic bottles is not necessary here in Ottawa! The Ottawa River watershed water treatment facilities are world-class and we are fortunate to have a constant and safe supply of clean drinking water. So raise your glass and take the #TapWaterChallenge!
4) Hangout with EnviroCentre and Councillor for Kanata North, Jenna Sudds
Virtually of course! Don’t miss the Facebook Live from 3:00 – 4:00 pm – we’ll be talking about practical ways you can keep caring for the planet during lockdown. Click here to join us!
5) Join Ecology Ottawa’s Earth Day Trivia Night!
Another great virtual Earth Day family event: a fun-filled trivia on Ottawa’s native plant species! From 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Click here to join!
Beyond Earth Day 2020
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again … there are so many ways you can keep caring for our planet during the COVID-19 health emergency!
Ottawa Riverkeeper, EnviroCentre, Ecology Ottawa and CREDDO joined forces to create this practical list of 10 tips to help you out!