Earth Day in advance

CSUN will be celebrating Earth Day tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Magnolia Walk.

Local Earth Day Events

Find more local events: http://www.earthday.net/

‘Plug Into Your Park’ Electronic Recycling Event at Northridge Recreation Center
11 a.m. ‘- 6 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by dropping off your old electronic equipment at Northridge Recreation Center for safe recycling by e-Recycling of California.

Fund for Wild Nature Garden Party and Jam Session
2 p.m. ‘- 5p.m. at Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center. Live music and fresh organic food provided. 23600 Roscoe Boulevard, Conoga Park – $20 suggested donation ‘- Provides small grants to environmental groups.

Other Earth Day Resources

Calculate your ecological footprint: http://earthday.net/footprint/

Zero Waster California: http://www.zerowaste.ca.gov/Events/EarthDay/default.htm

The Nature Conservancy: http://my.nature.org/earthday/

The Los Angeles Sierra Club: http://angeles.sierraclub.org/

Tree Hugger Earth Day Guide: http://www.treehugger.com/earth-day/

Earth Day Timeline

1970
‘ ‘ ‘ 20 million people participate in inaugural Earth Day activities around the United States.
‘ ‘ ‘ Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) founded
‘ ‘ ‘ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency established by President Richard Nixon
1971
‘ ‘ ‘ Greenpeace environmental activist organization founded
1972
‘ ‘ ‘ Clean Water Act passed by congress
1973
‘ ‘ ‘ Endangered Species Act passed by congress
1990
‘ ‘ ‘ Earth Day goes global on its 20th anniversary
2000
‘ ‘ ‘ Earth Day 30th anniversary
2005
‘ ‘ ‘ Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson dies at age 89