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Earth Day

A collection of news and information related to Earth Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Happy #Earth Da-aay!

     
    Just about everyone gets in on the commercial camel announcement of “Hump Daa-aay” on Wednesdays. Tuesday is an even better day, however. It’s Earth Da-aay. We celebrate our big blue marble of a planet today and throughout the week...
  • Anglers to get precious opportunity to fish in nature center

    Anglers to get precious opportunity to fish in nature center
    It's not every day anglers can sport their stuff on the scenic shores of Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens. The public soon gets to participate in a "catch and release" event, one of three such opportunities each year when anglers can...
  • Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use

     Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use
    Homer Glen's 7th annual Earth Day-Arbor Day is scheduled to feature about 80 exhibits and activities, including beekeeping, blacksmithing, gardening advice, crafts, antique and electric car displays, bird and reptile exhibits and "mining" for natural...
  • Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes

    Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes
    Disposing of unused medication now will be less of a pill in Naperville. The city unveiled new drop boxes Tuesday that allow residents to get rid of drugs in 11 locations, most of which are available around the clock. "Unused or expired medication...
  • Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race

    Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race
    Those who have begrudgingly adjusted to the rev of Long Beach’s Grand Prix, long dubbed the “roar on the shore,” could soon welcome a new, quieter race to Shoreline Drive. Officials announced Thursday that Long Beach will be one of...
  • Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium

    Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium
    Here are some words that appeared in this column in November 1990: "The National Aquarium and its promoters are out to lunch. They don't have a clue. Their facility is better called the National Anachronism. The new Marine Mammal Pavilion, featuring...
  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • Seventh Street trees to be replanted for Earth Day

     
    On occasion, your trusty city reporter takes a little vacation for herself, but fortunately for you, my Morning Call cohorts have got you covered. Earlier this week, Patrick Lester and Dan “The Road Warrior” Hartzell keenly noticed that...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation

    Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation
    Disney's Animal Kingdom is undergoing change.  Throughout the park, you can see construction walls and areas that are closed off from public view. That's because Animal Kingdom is in a transformation period that will make the park a true full-day park....
  • Burbank walk marks somber remembrance

    Burbank walk marks somber remembrance
    Roughly 200 local Armenians, some clutching candles, marched from City Hall to the Burbank Youth Center Tuesday to kick off a night commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which claimed the lives of 1.5 million men, women and children...
  • Farm Fresh gives away free trees for Earth Day

    Farm Fresh gives away free trees for Earth Day
    Farm Fresh supermarkets will give away seedling trees to the first 100 customers at each of its stores on Tuesday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day. The seedlings will be limited to one per customer and given away on a first-come, first-served basis...