Environmental Dates

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Here is a list of Canadian and International environmental dates.


Days
* World Wetlands Day – February 2
* UN World Day for Water – March 22
* UN World Meteorological Day – March 23
* National Wildlife Week April 8 to 14 (second week of April)
* Earth Day – April 22
* Arbor Day – April 27
* International Migratory Bird Day – May 3
* International Day for Biodiversity – May 22
* Commuter Challenge – June 3 – 9
* UN World Environment Day – June 5
* UN World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – June 17
* UN World Population Day – July 11
* International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – September 16
* Car Free Day – September 22
* UN World Habitat Day – first Monday in October
* Waste Reduction Week in Canada October 15 – 21 (third week)
* International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction – second Wednesday in October
* International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict – November 6
* International Mountain Day – December 11
Years

* World Population Year – 1974
* International Year of the Ocean (IYO) – 1998
* International Year of Mountains (IYM) – 2002
* International Year of Ecotourism (IYE) – 2002
* International Year of Freshwater (IYF) – 2003
* International Year of Deserts and Desertification – 2006
Decades
* UN decade on water, 1981-1990
* United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development- 2005-2014
* International Decade on Water for Life – 2005-2015

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