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AgEducation resources – April 22 is Earth Day

It’s April! Spring means turning our thoughts to the joy of green and growing things. Earth Day is the perfect expression of that joy and the reasons for ensuring we protect the planet that blesses us with those green and growing things.

Earth Day Canada

A range of information, workshops and activities for people of all ages are available from Earth Day Canada. Children 6 to 12 can take the opportunity to become Earth Rangers in Project 2050 and participate in challenges that help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Find suggestions for activities you can do as an individual, a school, an organization or a municipality.

Cover Crops

Ontario farmers use cover crops to help improve the soil. It’s one of the many ways farmers help protect the Earth. Celebrate Earth Day with resources from Grain Farmers of Ontario.  

Fun Earth Day Activities for Students

Earth Day activities for classrooms, including science activities, and even some bonus activities kids can do at home with parents. Several free downloads.

Farmers Almanac 

The history of Earth Day, which has been celebrated around the world since 1970, and 15 things you can do to protect the Earth.

Earth Day with a Farmer

An interview with Alberta grain farmer Hannah Konschuh who explains farming and stewardship.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The concept has been around since the 1970s! It’s still good advice and not difficult to practice.