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Environmental Education Days

2011 Planner





Each year there are special days set aside for environmental education.

We all know Earth Day is in April, but when is America Recycles Day, Arbor
Day, National Wildlife Week and American Wetlands Month?

Check out the planner below to incorporate some of these special
environmental education days into your curriculum.

*2011* *International Year of
Forests*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=3527403&s=87268.0.68.4863>

*January*
*National Radon Action
Month<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=1799399&s=61474.0.68.4863>
*

17



Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of
Service<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87578.0.68.4863>





*February*
* National Bird-Feeding
Month<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1523792337&eventid=61949&s=61949.0.68.4863>
*
       2

Journey North<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=1608298&s=62261.0.68.4863>
World Wetlands Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1018307363&eventid=78822&s=78822.0.0.4863>



7-11

National Green Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87749.0.68.4863>



18

Arbor Day in Georgia<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61952.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>



18-21

Great Backyard Bird
Count<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=61955.0.68.4863>



21-25

National FFA Week





*March*
*Great American
Cleanup<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=1608316&s=61958.0.68.4863>
*

6-12

National Ground Water Awareness
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=61953.0.68.4863>



13-20

National Wildlife
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=67578.0.68.4863>



15

National Agriculture
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87617.0.68.4863>



22

World Water Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=582426294&eventid=61957&s=61957.0.68.4863>



23

World Meteorological
Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=946811598&eventid=62189&s=62189.0.68.4863>





*April*
*Children & Nature Awareness
Month<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=79012.0.68.4863>
*
*National Garden
Month<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=79093.0.68.4863>
*
*Keep Georgia Beautiful
Month<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61956.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>
*

10-16

National Volunteer
Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87580.0.68.4863>



11

National Healthy Schools
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=26690518&eventid=94001&s=94001.0.0.4863>



11-15

School Building
Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62216&s=62216.0.68.4863>



15-17

Global Youth Service
Days<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=87493.0.0.4863>



16-24

National Park Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87579.0.68.4863>



17-23

Public School Volunteer
Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=3527462&s=62191.0.68.4863>



18-24

Turnoff Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=862634223&eventid=62206&s=62206.0.0.4863>



21

John Muir Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62192&s=62192.0.68.4863>



22

Earth Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1582699821&eventid=62204&s=62204.0.0.4863>



24-May 1

Stewardship Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87620.0.68.4863>



29

National Arbor Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=488207306&eventid=62205&s=62205.0.0.4863>





*May*
*American Wetlands
Month*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=35998&s=62275.0.68.4863>
*Bike-to-Work Month*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62244&s=62244.0.68.4863>

1

Join Hands Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87581.0.68.4863>



1-7

Drinking Water Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=62218.0.68.4863>



2-8

Compost Awareness
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=444749093&eventid=50373&s=50373.0.68.4863>
National Wildflower
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=62272.0.68.4863>



3

National Teacher
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62207&s=62207.0.68.4863>



7

Astronomy Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1520761748&eventid=78832&s=78832.0.0.4863>



14

International Migratory Bird
Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1564923504&eventid=62242&s=62242.0.0.4863>



16-20

Bike-to-Work Week
<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62243&s=62243.0.68.4863>



20

Endangered Species
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87582.0.68.4863>



22

International Day for Biological
Diversity<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62270&s=62270.0.68.4863>



23

World Turtle Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62239&s=62239.0.68.4863>



27

Don't Fry Day <http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=89502.0.68.4863>
Rachel Carson's
Birthday<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62240&s=62240.0.68.4863>





*June*



8

World Ocean Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62265&s=62265.0.68.4863>



11

Get Outdoors Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1571027888&eventid=79112&s=79112.0.68.4863>



19-25

Pollinator Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62267&s=62267.0.68.4863>



25

Great American Backyard
Campout<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62268&s=62268.0.68.4863>



TBA

Great American Secchi Dip-In <http://dipin.kent.edu/>





*July*
*National Recreation and Parks Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61683.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>
*Lakes Appreciation Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61681.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>
*Smart Irrigation
Month*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=74221.0.68.4863>

11

World Population
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=61959&s=61959.0.68.4863>





*August*



12

International Youth
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=3527478&s=93879.0.0.4863>





*September*
*Organic Harvest
Month*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87621.0.68.4863>

1

Journey South<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62273&s=62273.0.68.4863>



16

World Ozone Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=62252.0.68.4863>



TBA

Clean Up the World
Weekend<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61684.0.0.4863>
International Coastal
Cleanup<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?ran=555162&s=74620.0.0.4863>



18

World Water Monitoring
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62274&s=62274.0.68.4863>



18-24

Turnoff Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=862634223&eventid=62206&s=62206.0.0.4863>



19-23

Pollution Prevention
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?ran=06444&s=79308.0.0.4863>



24

National Estuaries
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61685.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>
National Public Lands
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=61686.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>



24-30

Take a Child Outside
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?ran=11086&s=74621.0.0.4863>



25

Worldwide Day of
Play<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=92359.0.68.4863>





*October*
*Children's Health Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=35952&s=50456.0.68.4863>
*Georgia Rivers Alive Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=524986739&eventid=50460&s=50460.0.68.4863>
*International Walk to School Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=35940&s=62223.0.68.4863>
*National Energy Awareness Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=35954&s=50458.0.68.4863>
*National Farm-to-School Month**
* <http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?ran=54491&s=93858.0.0.4863>*National
Go on a Field Trip Month**
*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=92520.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>
*NeighborWoods Month*<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=3526265&s=92361.0.68.4863>

3

World Habitat Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=87622.0.68.4863>



5

4-H National Youth Science
Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?eventid=76959&s=76959.0.68.4863>
<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1486254210&eventid=50462&s=50462.0.68.4863>International
Walk to School Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?eventid=62223&s=62223.0.68.4863>
World Teachers'
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1486254210&eventid=50462&s=50462.0.68.4863>



9-15

Earth Science Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=815835489&eventid=50464&s=50464.0.68.4863>



10-16

National Wildlife Refuge
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1665779826&eventid=73935&s=73935.0.68.4863>



12

No Child Left Inside
Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?ran=0882&s=85702.0.68.4863>



23

Make a Difference
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62222&s=62222.0.68.4863>



23-29

National Lead Poisoning Prevention
Week<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?s=43577.0.68.4863>





*November*



13-19

American Education
Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=1030213449&eventid=50535&s=50535.0.68.4863>



14-20

Geography Awareness
Week<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=35924&s=62220.0.68.4863>



15

America Recycles
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/content/go.aspx?eventid=62251&s=62251.0.68.4863>



16

GIS Day<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?c=1799392&s=62221.0.68.4863>





*December*



5

International Volunteer
Day<http://eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?ran=74829908&eventid=62259&s=62259.0.68.4863>



14-Jan 5

Christmas Bird Count<http://www.eeingeorgia.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=79191.0.0.4863&noredirect=1>





 --
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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