Oakland Earth Day is April 20th

Earth Day is Saturday, April 20thEarth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

Oakland Earth Day is the city’s largest community volunteer event. Volunteers may choose from a variety of activities and sites, including litter pickup, graffiti removal, weeding, planting, and habitat restoration in parks, creeks, and streets throughout Oakland.

In 2018 over 2,700 volunteers pitched in more than 9,300 hours at one hundred and fifteen sites across Oakland. Volunteers removed more than 240 cubic yards of trash and more than 540 cubic yards of weeds and green waste.

2019 Project Locations
Visit this Google Map to learn about the project locations happening all around Oakland. Just click on one of the blue icons and complete information about the project will pop up in the left sidebar. More details can also be found on the Oakland Earth Day web page.

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