Earth Day 2016 was a huge success! The event kicked off with a successful community service filled-morning with 74 volunteers contributing 148 service hours to clean up over 30 bags of litter. The afternoon event attracted over 1,600 attendees and 40 local organizations and vendors. Earth Day 2016 featured live performances from Capoeira Amizade, Sambatuque, Dancing Earth, and the Flagstaff Upcycled Fashion Show. There were three free workshops including backyard chicken keeping, backyard goat keeping and organic bee keeping.
Earth Day 2017 is just around the corner. The event will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Heritage Square from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Earth Day Vendors: We are inviting local organizations and vendors to host interactive and engaging tabling events to help educate the public. To register as a vendor, please use this link.
Community Clean-up: Community volunteers will meet at Heritage Square to conduct a community clean up at 9:00 a.m.(please arrive around 8:30 a.m. to sign in) and return to Heritage Square by 10:30 a.m. Sign up for the community clean up HERE. We will be assigning groups of volunteers to different downtown areas and are looking for Clean-Up Leaders to lead these groups. Please indicate your willingness to be a Clean-Up Leader when you sign up. Thank you to Arizona Conservation Corps for managing this year's clean-up efforts! We will provide volunteers with water, coffee and light refreshments. Please bring a refillable water bottle and travel coffee mug.