Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events
worldwide are held ... A month later a separate Earth Day was founded by United
States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environm...
The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day
founder Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the
By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day What was the purpose of Earth
Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked.
The First Earth Day April 22, 1970. We only have one earth, so we need to take
care of her. That's what Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin believed. He was ...
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is
now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, ...
Apr 19, 2012 ... Today, Earth Day is the most widely celebrated secular holiday in the ... Earth
Day organizers, they denied Einhorn's claims to have founded ...
Apr 21, 2015 ... Started as a grassroots movement, Earth Day created public support for the
creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and ...
Jan 4, 2016 ... Gaylord Nelson (Earth Day founder) with ... In spring 1970, Senator Gaylord
Nelson created Earth Day as a way to force this issue onto the ...
Earth Day is celebrated every year in more than 180 nations worldwide, but who
first had the idea for Earth Day and got the celebration started? Who invented ...
Apr 21, 2011 ... Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park
in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police ...