NEXT Renewable Fuels hosts Earth Day-inspired event at Clatskanie Elementary School | Washington

CLATSKANIE — Students dig fresh soil Tuesday morning as they plant lettuce, carrots, strawberries, flowers, and other plants in the garden of Clatskanie Elementary School. “It’s really about getting the kids on the ground,” said Natasha Parvey-Leskowich, community coordinator for NEXT Renewable Fuels Oregon, which organizes community learning events where they hope to one day … Read more

Nebraska farmers and ranchers make every day Earth Day | Plants

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently issued a report that underscores the urgency to implement climate solutions and explains the gravity of the situation if action is delayed or limited. The urgency of climate change is not something that needs to be explained to Nebraska producers—they are at the forefront, seeing its … Read more

Keep Scottsbluff Gering Beautiful holds a garbage collection event for Earth Day | Local

The Keep Scottsbluff Gering Beautiful (KSGB) organization aims to encourage people to conserve and recycle by holding an Earth Day Commemoration and Household Waste Collection event on Saturday, 7 May. The event will take place in the southwest parking lot of the Uptown Scottsbluff mall and will run from 9-11am Usually, Earth Day Celebrations and … Read more

Earth Day starts at home | Local

Earth Day is Friday, April 22, a day to celebrate and protect our planet’s natural environment. The first Earth Day occurred on April 22, 1970, when most Americans drove large cars powered by leaded gasoline V-8 engines. Most consumer goods end up in landfills. And many factories still emit black smoke and pollute rivers and … Read more