See our special coverage for this historic milestone April 18-25. Image courtesy of NASA.
April 18, 2020
The first Earth Day launched 50 years ago on April 22, 1970. While in-person celebrations around the globe were planned for the big golden anniversary, the coronavirus canceled them all, including our own Oak Cliff Earth Day.
To mark this momentous milestone, we've moved the celebration online. Look our special local coverage planned for April 18-25, including the following features:
REMEMBERING EARTH DAY 1970
Talking with Denis Hayes, the coordinator of the first Earth Day.
By Andrea Ridout
Green Source DFW reporter Jim Domke searched the archives of local newspapers to find out how North Texans marked the occasion.
By Jim Domke
Teens took creative forms of transportation to Arlington Heights High School on April 22, 1970.
By John Kent
Top ways you can help save the planet.
By Andrea Ridout
EARTH DAY SHARES
Dallas ecojournalist Anna Clark encourages green advocates to reflect while sheltering in place.
By Anna Clark
Green Source DFW columnist Amy Martin shares her evolution as a treehugger through the decades.
By Amy Martin
DIGITAL EARTH DAY
Share your selfies and videos with your Earth Day messages and we’ll post on our Facebook pages. Here's how to share.
The Austin-based orchestral rock group performed a multi-media tribute to the Big Bend region at the Green Source DFW Awards last fall. The show weaves imagery, original music along with history, storytelling, poetry, humor and ecology to tell the story of the iconic landscape. Watch a complete video recording, which captures the multi-sensory experience. 1 hour, 15 minutes.
By Jason Winningham
Green Tip Guy reads the Shel Silverstein classic originally published in 1964.
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