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Earth Day

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

scenic photo of Lake Earth Week April 22-29

New York celebrates Earth Week 2017 from April 22 - 29 with activities across the state. See our Family-friendly Earth Day 2017 Events listing for more information.

See how three Environmental Excellence Award winners are hosting Earth Day events.

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


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