NOTICE: COVID-19 UPDATE: The trails and grounds of Connecticut State Parks and Forests are open for solitary outdoor enjoyment. If you plan to visit a park, it should be for solitary recreation, not group activities. Please plan ahead as many amenities and indoor facilities are closed, and visitors must practice social distancing. COVID-19 Updates CT State Parks and Forests

Earth Day - April 22

What is Earth Day?

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.

Environmental Tips for Earth Day and Every Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by participating in a local event or volunteer opportunity.

CT Earth Day Event Calendar

Submit Your Earth Day Event - Word formPDF

CT DEEP Environmental Accomplishments 1970-2010

Learn More:

EPA Earth Day Website

The Earth Day Network