Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why We Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day

Earth Day is the brainchild of the late Senator Gaylord Nelson after seeing the devastation caused by the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara.  Already primed by Silent Spring, Rachel Carlson’s 1962 seminal book, Earth Day led to the formation of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and the…
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