Celebrate Earth Day with the DCSEU!

While saving energy is a great way to help the planet and your wallet all year long, here are some great ways you can celebrate our planet this Earth Day in the DC area!

While saving energy is a great way to help the planet and your wallet all year long, here are some great ways you can celebrate our planet this Earth Day in the DC area! You will find representatives from the DCSEU at the events marked with an asterisk.


Saturday, April 20 to Sunday, April 28

National Park Week
Times and locations vary
Every year, national parks across the country host special events during National Park Week. The week begins on Saturday, April 20th, when all park entrance fees will be waived. Check out a list of DC-area national parks and a list of different ways you can celebrate Earth Day at a national park.

Saturday, April 20

Earth Day Tree Planting
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
Join UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), Casey Trees and UDC's Environmental Sustainability Leaders Student Club to plant trees on UDC’s Van Ness campus. The goal is to plant 70 trees.

Earth Day Umbrella Stroll*
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.; Andromeda Transcultural Health
Stroll alongside decorated umbrellas on Uptown Main Street while listening to live music and visiting art exhibits from local artists. The event concludes with an Earth Day celebration and refreshments in Upshur Park. You may even see staff from the DCSEU there!

Monday, April 22

Earth Day Tree Planting
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; University of the District of Columbia
Join UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), Casey Trees and UDC's Environmental Sustainability Leaders Student Club to plant trees on UDC’s Van Ness campus. The goal is to plant 20 trees. A closing ceremony with refreshments to follow the event.

Wednesday, April 24

Dept. of Interior & OPM Earth Day Event*
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 18th and E Street NW, Rawlins Park
Come out and talk to representatives from the DCSEU about the different ways you can save energy in your home and your business.

Friday, April 26

Celebrate Earth Day at the U.S. Botanic Garden
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Regional Garden, Lawn Terrace, Pollinator Garden
Participate in hands-on activities in honor of Earth Day. Representatives from different environmental organizations will be available to answer your questions.

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