Earth Week


Happy 2021 Earth Week!

 

Our planet does some pretty amazing things for us. Celebrate Earth Day with the Tahoe Earth Week Challenge.

 

Complete one activity each day of the week, April 19-24. Post your pictures and tag #earthweektahoe, to be entered to win prizes! 

 

Join in on the fun, download the Challenge HERE! Available in English and Spanish. 

 


 

  • 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


 

What to Wear: White for clean clouds


 

  • 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


 

What to Wear: Green for Earth Day!


 

What to Wear: Red to prevent wildfire


 

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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