The first Earth Day was organized by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin on April 22, 1970.
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 21, 2015 ... In 1995, President Bill Clinton awarded Nelson the Presidential Medal of
Freedom for being the founder of Earth Day. This is the highest honor ...
Oct 18, 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 ...
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 ...
What and When Is Earth Day? By John McConnell, Founder of Earth Day. When I
first conceived of Earth Day, a global holiday to celebrate the wonder of life on ...