Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. First celebrated in 1970, today various events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Communities along the Columbia River are coming together to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, as well as Earth Week, and even Earth Month! Join in the fun, find events near you including cleanups, marches, parades, and more.
We look forward to celebrating Earth Day with our volunteers:
- Frenchman’s Bar — Earth Day Beach Cleanup: April 22, 2017; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm; in Vancouver, WA.
Help us keep the Columbia River clean by participating in an Earth Day beach cleanup with Clark County Parks, SOLVE, and Columbia Riverkeeper.
- Hood River Earth Day Beach Cleanup: April 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; in Hood River, OR.
Join us for an Earth Day cleanup. Volunteers will have a chance to win a pair of KEEN shoes donated by Footwise Hood River and KEEN. The Hampton Inn Hood River will provide light refreshments and snacks for everyone after the event.
- March for Science: April 22, 2017; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; in White Salmon, WA.
Family-friend event with parade, booths, and speakers to celebrate science and the beautiful Columbia Gorge community in Rheingarten Park. Stop by our booth and meet our newest staff member Community Organizer, Ubaldo Hernández.
- Cascade Locks Earth Day Cleanup: April 22, 2017: 9:00am – 1:00 pm; Cascade Locks, OR.
Cleanup to remove litter and invasive species at EasyCLIMB Trail, Blackberry Beach, the Locks Approach Disc Golf Course and Herman Creek Cove.
- Earth Day Cleanup & Weed Pull at White Salmon Jewett Creek: April 22, 2017; 2:00 pm; in White Salmon, WA.
Learn about native and invasive plants (and how not to spread them) and remove trash and weeds for the good of the great Jewett Creek watershed community.
- Earth Day at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center: April 22, 2017; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; in The Dalles, OR.
Get your feet on the ground and put your hands into action with a cleanup, invasive plant removal, booths, and more.
- Astoria Riverwalk Earth Day Cleanup: April 22, 2017; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; Astoria, OR.
To celebrate Earth Day, Buoy Beer and Wauna Credit Union are partnering to help keep the Astoria Riverwalk clear of trash.
- Portland Earth Day Cleanups: April 22, 2017; various times & sites; Portland, OR.
SOLVE is hosting numerous cleanups in the Portland area.
- Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network Earth Week: April 22-29, 2017; in the Columbia Gorge.
Join Earth Week for seven days, one event will take place per day culminating in the People’s Climate and Justice March on Saturday April 29 in Hood River.
- People’s Climate March – Columbia River “Protect the Columbia from Coal, Oil, and Methanol Export”: April 29, 2017; 10:30 am to 4:00 pm; in Kalama, WA.
Join friends and neighbors to show your support for our river, our air, and our community in Kalama, Washington, with boating, lunch, workshops, and more.
- Aveda Earth Month: April 2017; in Portland, OR; and Vancouver, WA.
Join us at one of their fun events or treat yourself to some pampering while supporting clean water. Thank you Aveda for your support and generosity, and for protecting the Columbia River.