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manatees

Celebrate Manatee Appreciation Day

Raising awareness about these ‘sea cows’ that live under the water Visit Florida – Manatee Appreciation Day is a day to appreciate the endangered species Trichechus manatus latirostris – the Florida manatee – and remind people about the importance of saving their habitat. Manatees are aquatic

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international day of action for rivers

Celebrate International Day of Action for Rivers

Water for Life, and NOT for Profit! International Rivers – The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity, when diverse communities worldwide come together with one voice to affirm that rivers are vital and need our protection.Highlighting how critical access to

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the big plastic count

The Big Plastic Count

It’s hard not to feel guilty about the price our planet pays for plastic The Big Plastic Count – When most affordable products come with plastic packaging, are we as consumers really in control Well, it’s time to get serious about tackling the plastic crisis. You

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thunderstorms

How to Prepare for Spring Weather

When severe Spring weather hits unexpectedly, preparation is key National Center for Environmental Health – Because spring weather is so unpredictable, prepare for storms, floods, and tornadoes as if you know in advance they are coming, because they very likely will.When severe weather hits unexpectedly, the

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Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands

Visit the National Grasslands in your own backyard

Where grasslands meet woodlands U.S. Forest Service – One of 20 national grasslands located within the western states of the U.S., the LBJ National Grasslands is a patchwork of untamed landscape located right here in our own backyard.Located in two areas northeast and northwest of the

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hippopotamus

Happy World Hippo Day!

Protecting Africa’s Iconic Giants African Wildlife Foundation – Hippopotamus face a growing threat from the illegal wildlife trade, despite their imposing size and reputation for aggression. While Africa boasted a population of around 157,000 hippos in 2004, recent estimates reveal a concerning decline, underscoring the urgent

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Registration is Open!

Starting today, schools can register for STEAM Activity Lessons! Starting today, February 7th, schools are now able to register online for STEAM Activity Lessons! Designed to supplement our website, all DFW Airport Earth Day 2024 content will be freely available for the entire month of April

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north american wetlands conservation

It’s Time for Wetland Restoration Now

Protecting, restoring and enhancing wetland habitats U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Wetlands exist in every corner of our planet and are often referred to as the arteries and veins of the Earth. Wetlands act as water sources and purifiers, protect our shores, and are the

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zebra

Get ready for International Zebra Day

How to Celebrate, Where to Donate, and More Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute – You’ve probably never heard of International Zebra Day, which happens on January 31 to raise conservation awareness and show people why this animal deserves to be recognized. The goal of

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World Environmental Education Day

Celebrate World Environmental Education Day

What do you know about our planet? U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Conceived in 1972 to celebrate, learn, and help the planet that supports us, World Environmental Education Day is celebrated every January 26th to identify local and global environmental issues and raise awareness about the

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