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April is here! Get Ready to Celebrate Earth Day all month long in Houston.
April 4, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Well it’s that time of year again. Happy April everyone! With the April flowers come Earth Day celebrations. While the official Earth Day is April 22, Houstonians like to celebrate Earth Day every weekend in April. Even better, all these Earth Day events are free! Start out the month by bringing your recyclables to Discovery Green. […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with environmental documentary Trashed at its Houston premiere
April 17, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

The beauty of Earth from space stands in stark contrast to the view from the ground. There is now more human detritus across the globe than ever before. Industrialization, coupled with exponential population increases, pose a serious threat to the life and health of humans and ecosystems across the world. Vast landscapes in China are […]

Still yearning for Earth Day learning? Join us April 28 for HMNS’ museum-wide celebration!
April 26, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Founded in 1970 to commemorate the birth of the modern environmental movement, Earth Day (April 22) aimed to capitalize on an emerging national consciousness about the natural world and channel the energies of anti-war protests in a new direction. Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin Senator, conceived the idea of a national holiday devoted to environmentalism after […]

Calling all creatives: The 2012 Art, Essay and Media contest is accepting entrants grades K-12
April 2, 2012 · 5 Comments

Know a creative kiddo with a penchant for all things scientific? An enthusiasm for energy? A fervor for fuel, or a curiosity about where it all comes from? Enter Energy Day. Now in its second year, the Energy Day Festival, held downtown Oct. 20 at Hermann Square Park, aims to teach kids to be better […]



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