Earth Week


Happy 2021 Earth Week!

 

Lake Tahoe is celebrating Earth Day with daily activities to celebrate our planet all week (April 19-24, 2021). Join in on the fun, post your pictures, and tag #earthweektahoe.


Mother Nature Monday: 4/19/21

 

 

  • Enter Tahoe Institute of Natural Science’s Wildlife Photo Contest by posting a picture of Tahoe’s wildlife (or bird) to social media with the tag #earthweektahoe or emailing [email protected]
  • Download the Tahoe Nature Activity Book for a month worth of nature activities
  • Join the dark sky movement and turn off outside lights at night to protect wildlife and save energy
  • Download the Citizen Science Tahoe app, to share your observations of Lake Tahoe with scientists to help researchers better understand conditions around the lake

What to Wear: Animal print or animal-themed shirt


Climate Action Tuesday: 4/20/21

 

 

What to Wear: White for clean clouds


Clean Water Wednesday: 4/21/21

 

 

  • Fill your reusable water bottle with Tahoe Tap and help eliminate microplastics from polluting our waterways
  • Pick up dog poop on your neighborhood walk to help protect water clarity
  • Take the Tahoe Keeper Quiz to learn how to clean, drain and dry your boat and gear to keep Aquatic Invasive Species out of Lake Tahoe
  • Complete Keep Tahoe Blue’s Preserve a Plant activity

What to Wear: Blue for clean water


Trash Free Thursday: 4/22/21

 

 

What to Wear: Green for Earth Day!


Healthy Forest Friday: 4/23/21

 

 

What to Wear: Red to prevent wildfire


Send It Sustainably Saturday: 4/24/21

 

 

What to Wear: Colors of the rainbow


Please Share Your Story!

Participants in these Earth Week Activities are encouraged to share their experiences online using the hashtag #earthweektahoe on your preferred social platform or send your pictures to [email protected]


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