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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