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

January
National Radon Action Month

17

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

 

 

February
 National Bird-Feeding Month

     2

Journey North
World Wetlands Day

 

7-11

National Green Week

 

18

Arbor Day in Georgia

 

18-21

Great Backyard Bird Count

 

21-25

National FFA Week

 

 

March
Great American Cleanup

6-12

National Ground Water Awareness Week

 

13-20

National Wildlife Week

 

15

National Agriculture Day

 

22

World Water Day

 

23

World Meteorological Day

 

 

April
Children & Nature Awareness Month
National Garden Month
Keep Georgia Beautiful Month

10-16

National Volunteer Week

 

11

National Healthy Schools Day

 

11-15

School Building Week

 

15-17

Global Youth Service Days

 

16-24

National Park Week

 

17-23

Public School Volunteer Week

 

18-24

Turnoff Week

 

21

John Muir Day

 

22

Earth Day

 

24-May 1

Stewardship Week

 

29

National Arbor Day

 

 

May
American Wetlands Month
Bike-to-Work Month

1

Join Hands Day

 

1-7

Drinking Water Week

 

2-8

Compost Awareness Week
National Wildflower Week

 

3

National Teacher Day

 

7

Astronomy Day

 

14

International Migratory Bird Day

 

16-20

Bike-to-Work Week

 

20

Endangered Species Day

 

22

International Day for Biological Diversity

 

23

World Turtle Day

 

27

Don't Fry Day
Rachel Carson's Birthday

 

 

June

 

8

World Ocean Day

 

11

Get Outdoors Day

 

19-25

Pollinator Week

 

25

Great American Backyard Campout

 

TBA

Great American Secchi Dip-In

 

 

July
National Recreation and Parks Month
Lakes Appreciation Month
Smart Irrigation Month

11

World Population Day

 

 

August

 

12

International Youth Day

 

 

September
Organic Harvest Month

1

Journey South

 

16

World Ozone Day

 

TBA

Clean Up the World Weekend
International Coastal Cleanup

 

18

World Water Monitoring Day

 

18-24

Turnoff Week

 

19-23

Pollution Prevention Week

 

24

National Estuaries Day
National Public Lands Day

 

24-30

Take a Child Outside Week

 

25

Worldwide Day of Play

 

 

October
Children's Health Month
Georgia Rivers Alive Month
International Walk to School Month
National Energy Awareness Month
National Farm-to-School Month
National Go on a Field Trip Month
NeighborWoods Month

3

World Habitat Day

 

5

4-H National Youth Science Day
International Walk to School Day
World Teachers' Day

 

9-15

Earth Science Week

 

10-16

National Wildlife Refuge Week

 

12

No Child Left Inside Day

 

23

Make a Difference Day

 

23-29

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

 

 

November

 

13-19

American Education Week

 

14-20

Geography Awareness Week

 

15

America Recycles Day

 

16

GIS Day

 

 

December

 

5

International Volunteer Day

 

14-Jan 5

Christmas Bird Count

 



 --
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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