Earth Day Events: We’ve Got You Covered!

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 22nd

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A worldwide celebration on April 22nd will reinvigorate our focus on environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970 and now organized globally by the Earth Day Network, there could not be a more critical time for the nation and North Florida to participate.

We’ve pulled together a series of events from our event calendar for you or your family to choose from. Whether you want to get hands on with a cleanup, visit a state park celebration, learn about gardening / composting or march for science which will be celebrated at both MOSH and The Landings, we have you covered!


Putnam County Earth Day Celebration   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The Friends of Dunns Creek State Park are hosting the second annual Putnam County Earth Day Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment, nature tours, camping, and much more! There will also be free eco presentations by a variety of impressive environmental organizations, ... Read More

Big Talbot Island Cleanup on Earth Day!   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

SIGN UP HERE: North Florida Land Trust adopted a three-mile segment of Heckscher Drive/A1A through the Florida Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Program. Every quarter, we invite the community to join us in cleaning up this section of ... Read More

March for Science – Jacksonville, FL   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

The March will begin with speakers from The Jacksonville Landing stage from 10 - 10:45 am. At the conclusion of the speakers, the march will proceed down the sidewalk along Water Street and then across the Acosta Bridge using the ... Read More

Earth Day Celebration   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

The Jacksonville Landing welcomes you, your friends, your family, your pets and all others to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Jacksonville Landing. This FREE celebration will include - Earth-friendly vendors - ... Read More

Master Gardener Plant Sale & Gardening Expo   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Help us celebrate Earth Day by coming to the Duval County Master Gardener plant sale featuring Florida-Friendly plants plus educational exhibits. Short seminars on Heat Tolerant Vegetables @ 9:30AM, Flowering Plants @ 10:30AM and Water Saving Landscape Techniques @ 11:30AM. ... Read More

Giving Greens Nonprofit Riverside Earth Day   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – April 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Free Earth Day Event! Kids Activities, Green Vendors, Food Trucks, Bands, and More!!! Kids Activities: Planting Seeds to Take Home Coloring Textures of Fruits & Veggies SideWalk Chalk Balloon Animals Face Painting Smoothie Making Station Mother Earth Reading Time Other ... Read More

Putting Your Waste to Work: Composting in the Garden   Time: April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – April 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Want to learn more about how to conserve waste and enrich your soil? Attend this informative class held at the UF/IFAS Clay County Extension Office. Registration can be found at

By Brandon

I’ve been an outdoorsman most of my life due to a network of nature loving friends and family camping trips growing up. Paddling the mouth of McCoys Creek in Jacksonville FL inspired me to play an active role in keeping our outdoor spaces healthy for the enjoyment of others. Looking at ways to play a larger impact outside of grassroots cleanups, I’m working on a few personal projects under the concept of sustainability that focuses on the 3 P’s: People, Profit, Planet.

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