Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on April, 22. Founded by WI State Senator, Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teaching, Earth Day is a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment and highlights ways of protecting our planet. To learn more about the history of Earth Day, how to help keep our planet clean and green and general information, visit: https://www.epa.gov/earthday and https://www.space.com/earth-day-facts-history-activities. Young planeteers may enjoy a visit to National Geographic Kids: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/celebrations/article/earth-day

Join the Celebrations on Campus & Around Town

All Week, April 17–23, 2023

The UW–Madison Office of Sustainability is organizing a week’s worth of fantastic events happening across campus. More Information

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Check websites for times

Hilldale Mall, located at the cross section of University Avenue and Midvale Boulevard (726 N. Midvale Blvd), invites you to join them for a day of “green filled fun”! They will host a variety of events, activities and live performances for all ages to enjoy. More Information

Henry Vilas Zoo presents “Party for the Planet”. Have fun learning all about the amazing animal of the rainforest. Who’s ready for an adventure! Explore the zoo on a self-guided scavenger hunt, climb a tree, go on a frog hunt, discover rainforest friends through story time, take home a free tree sapling and more! Full List of Activities

Madison Parks Earth Day Challenge. Celebrate Earth Day with your neighbors and friends by volunteering to clean up your local park! Join this community-wide volunteer effort to make a difference. Earth Day Challenge Projects are held throughout the city. More Information & Registration