The first Earth Day began on April 22, 1970 and was the product of local grassroots action to increase environmental awareness and to garner support for national legislation to solve urgent environmental issues.
MOUNT ADAMS, N.H. - Joe Murdzek was leading a group of friends when he encountered a short, steep snowfield about a mile and a half below the summit of Mount Adams, the Northeast's second-loftiest peak.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. On Earth Day, April 22 the first of the refuge's "Wilderness" events for this year kicks off. Join Refuge Manager Andy Loranger at in the commons at Kenai Peninsula College at 7 p.m.
Gardeners worried about the safety of synthetic pest-control products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - People across the state will be looking to the skies as the South Carolina State Museum hosts the inaugural Star Party.
The party includes stargazing events at various locations across South Carolina on Friday and Saturday.