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Looking Ahead to Florida Parks Earth Day Events

Apr 04, 2014 02:00AM
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air ActClean Water ActEndangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

Earth Day is April 22 and Florida State Parks are planning lots of activities during the month of April to celebrate our planet.  Click on the links to see how these Florida Parks are celebrating Earth Day. For more information about Earth Day and what other things you can do to celebrate, visit