List of national days/weeks/months to celebrate nature

The following list of national (and international) events that celebrate nature is surely incomplete. Please inform me of events that should be added (email: darwinsbulldog AT gmail DOT com, or comment below).

2012 | Year of the Bat

2012 | Year of the Lizard

2014 | Year of the Salamander

January | Winter Trails Day (1/12 in 2013)

February | Great Backyard Bird Count (2/15-2/18 in 2013)

March | National Day of Unplugging

March | National Walk in the Woods Day

March | National Wildlife Week

March 21 | International Day of Forests

April | National Environmental Education Week

April | National Park Week

April | Let’s G.O.! (Get Outside)

April | Save the Frogs Day (4/27 in 2013)

April | Earth Day

April | Arbor Day

May | American Wetlands Month

May | National Wildflower Week

May | Kids to Parks Day

May | International Migratory Bird Day

June | America’s Great Outdoors Month

June | National Get Outdoors Day

June | National Trails Day

June | National Pollinator Week

June | Great American Backyard Campout

June | World Forum International Mud Day

July 1 | National Admire A Frog or Toad Day

July | World Listening Day (7/18 in 2012)

July | National Moth Week (7/23-29 in 2012)

September | Serve Outside September

September | International Rock Flipping Day

September | Great Outdoors America Week

September 24-30 | Take a Child Outside Week

September | National Public Lands Day (9/29 in 2012)

October 5 | National Visit a Park Day

October | Earth Science Week (10/12-10/18 in 2014)

October | National Wildlife Refuge Week (10/13-10/19 in 2014)

October | National Fossil Day (10/17 in 2012)

December 5 | World Soil Day

International Years from the United Nations

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2 Responses to List of national days/weeks/months to celebrate nature

  1. Sara Viernum says:

    Today was National Admire a Frog or Toad Day. This is year is also designated the Year of the Lizard by Partners of Amphibians and Reptile Conservation.

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