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Earth Day Events Statewide!


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April 22 is a time to be thankful for all the Earth provides us: โ›ฐ trails for hiking ๐ŸŒŠ rivers for swimming ๐ŸŽ ๐Ÿฅž๐ŸŒฝ ๐Ÿ•๐ŸฅŸ๐Ÿฅ• food for eating and of course, clean air & water.


Still need plans? Scroll for a list of events happening statewide by Mass Rivers member organizations. Get outside & celebrate our incredible planet!


Berkshires & Western MA


Volunteer Day - Trails, Fences, and Nature Play Area Maintenance

April 22, 9:30-12:30pm; Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Making Art & Sowing Seeds: An Earth Day Gathering

April 22, 12-3pm; 20 Chapel St, Pittsfield

Berkshire Environmental Action Team. Learn more!


Volunteer Day - Native Garden Projects

April 23; 9:30-12:30pm; Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Tree Planting on the Bear River

April 24, 9am; Bear River in Ashfield

Deerfield River Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Learn more!


Earth Day Bike-the-River

April 23, 10-1pm. Downtown Springfield

Connecticut River Conservancy. Learn more!


Volunteer Floodplain Habitat Restoration & Stewardship

April 27, 9:20-12:30pm; Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Pittsfield

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Volunteer Day - Community Gardens Preparation & Set Up

April 29, 9:20-12:30pm; Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Pittsfield

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Boston


Party for the Planet

April 22, 10-3pm; Franklin Park Zoo

Neponset River Watershed Association will be tabling. Learn more!


Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

April 22 & April 23; Many locations along the Charles

Charles River Watershed Association. Learn more!


West Street Cleanup

April 23, 9-12pm; West St, Hyde Park

Neponset River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Bristol & Plymouth Counties


Electronic Recycle Day

April 20, 9-11am; Behind the Westport Town Hall

Westport River Watershed Alliance. Learn more!


Martin Wildlife Refuge Cleanup

April 23, 10-1pm. 375 Fall River Ave, Seekonk

Runnins River Watershed Alliance. Learn more!


Shad Factory Pond Clean-Up

April 24, 2-4pm; Reed St, Rehoboth

Friends of the Palmer River. Learn more!

Cape & Islands


Volunteer Day - Campground Cleanup

April 22, 9-12pm; Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Volunteer Day: Work for Wildlife

April 23, 9-12pm; Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Edgartown

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Earth Day Family Bike Ride

April 23, 10-12pm; Shining Sea Bikeway

Buzzards Bay Coalition. Learn more!


Essex County


Beginner Bird Walk at Appleton

April 22, 4-5:30pm; Hamilton & Ipswich

The Trustees. Learn more!


Ocean of Rivers: Hood Pond Walk

April 23, 10-11:30am; Topsfield

Ipswich River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Groundwork Earth Day

April 30, 8AM. Campagnone North Common, Lawrence

Groundwork Lawrence. Learn more!


Middlesex County


Earth Day Open Streets and Greenways

April 22, 2-6pm; Bishop Road, Ayer

Friends of the Assabet River, Oxbow and Great Meadows NWR. Learn more!


Park Serve Day Cleanup at Macdonald Park

April 23, 9-12pm. Tobert Macdonald Park, Medford

Mystic River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Celebrating Earth Day on the Malden River

April 23, 8-12pm. River Green Park, Everett

City of Everett, Friends of Malden River. Learn more!


Spring Trails Day - Habitat Intergenerational Program

April 23, 9-12pm. Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary, Belmont

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Newton's Earth Day Festival

April 24, 1-4pm; Newton City Hall and War Memorial

Green Newton. Learn more!


PondFest!

April 24, 1:30-5pm; Jerry's Pond across from 366 Rindge Ave, Cambridge

Friends of Jerry's Pond. Learn more!


8th Annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day

April 30, 9-12pm; Lone Tree Hill, Belmont

Belmont Citizens' Forum. Learn more!


Free the Charles River - South Natick Dam Tour

May 1, 2-3pm; South Natick Dam at Grove Park

Charles River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Norfolk County


Neponset River Spring Cleanup

April 23, 9-12pm; Thirteen locations along the Neponset River

Neponset River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Volunteer Day - Spring Cleanup

April 30, 9-12pm; Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Traphole Brook Tree Planting

April 30, 9:30-12pm. 105 Hampden Drive, Norwood

Greater Boston Trout Unlimited. Learn more!


Worcester County


Fitchburg Earth Day

April 22, 2-6pm. Fitchburg City Hall

City of Fitchburg. Learn more!


Dragons, Damsels, and Giantsโ€ฆOh My! Family Adventure for All Ages

April 24, 2-3pm; Barrett Park, Leominster & Cowdrey Nature Center, Lunenburg

Nashua River Watershed Association. Learn more!


Volunteer Stream Cleanup

April 30, 8:30-11:30pm.

Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Worcester

Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Beyond MA!


Earth Day Weekend Shoreline Cleanups April 23 & 24; Many locations around Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Save the Bay. Learn more! Bradford Public Tree Planing April 24; Bradford NH Merrimack River Watershed Council. Learn more!


Virtual


Environmental Youth Conference

April 22, 1-2:30pm; online

Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, Mass Audubon. Learn more!


Get Ready for the Annual River Herring Count!

April 25, 7pm; online

Merrimack River Watershed Council. Learn more!


Wild & Scenic Film Festival

April 30, 6:30pm; online

"e" inc. Learn more!


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