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Earth Day

Take action. Take a hike. Take a #Natureselfie.

New York celebrated Earth Day 2016, April 17 - 23, with activities .

Family-friendly Earth Day 2016 Events - DEC events held across the state.

NYS Environmental Excellence Award Winners Celebrate Earth Day- The National Hockey League, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency and Columbia University are all have Earth Week events.

Visit the Earth Day.org website to see the history of Earth Day (link leaves DEC's website).

A composit of 3 photos showing families working to clean up beaches and parks.

More about Earth Day:

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