Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration

Every Day is Earth Day

Thank you for tuning in and participating in a week full of events and activities, but the celebration and conservation of our planet does not stop after Earth Day.

A Welcome Message from the First Selectwoman

Earth Day News

Love your Land Trust

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) advocates for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and works to ensure the long-term strength and viability of the land conservation community in Connecticut.

Pequot Library Live

Did you know that can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, TV shows, moving, tutorials, streaming media, and more for free?

Poets for Science

Earthday 2017. Washington Mall: Jane Hirshfield, poet and founder of Poets for Science, read this poem during the March for Science, in protest of the government’s stifling of Scientific information.

Into the Woods

Connecticut Forest & Park Association is celebrating its 125th anniversary and is the oldest non-profit conservation organization established in Connecticut

Leave Rover Home (Please)

Spring is an important time for Nature; a time of birth and renewal. We too, want to share in this rebirth and seek the healing that Nature can bring, with people going out in droves to explore state parks and private land trusts. Unfortunately many are bringing their dogs, and unleashing them. During Fairfield Earthday’s Webinar on the Legislative Session Lori Brown of Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) asked for people to leave their dogs at home in order to protect nesting birds and other species.

Continuing the Battle For Earth…

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we need to recommit to the spirit and energy of the original Earth Day as we fight to protect the planet and each other from the environmental crises we are facing today.

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A Special Note from Fairfield Earth Day Co-Chairs,
Larry Kaley and Mary Hogue

It’s been twenty-one years of observing folks, face to face, enjoying and
learning about sustainable and organic methods to use in their daily lives.
Exhibits, round table discussions, talks, entertainment, art and more
create the positive experiences one has attending Fairfield’s Earth Day
Celebration. Enjoying the interaction of eager attendees and exhibitors
gave those of us involved in planning and working at the event a fulfilling
sense of satisfaction. We knew that in our small way, we made Fairfield,
America and the rest of the world a better place to live in.

Photos from Past and Present Earth Day Celebrations


That’s a Wrap!

Relive Earth Day Any Time

Check out all of the different types of events and activities we had.


Musical Performances

Watch and listen as talented local artists perform for Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration 2020.

Educational Webinars

Learn about how you can make a difference and how our only planet is impacted by our everyday habits.

Fun Activities to do at Home

Inject some fun and creativity into staying home while creating a more sustainable future.

50 years of Earth Day logo from earthday.org

Earth Day Turns 50

Earth Day was first observed in 1970. Today, over 190 countries recognize Earth Day, with 2020 being the 50th anniversary.

Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson came up with the idea for a national day to focus on the environment after Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, witnessed the ravages of a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969.

For more, visit earthday.org

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