Calendar of Environmental Events

 

Calendar of environmental events

2012

2012 International Year of the Cooperatives 

January

National Bird Day  - 5th
Australia Day  - 26th
 

February

World Wetlands Day - 2nd
The Sustainable Living Festival   - 11th to 26th
Business Clean Up Day   - 28th
 

March

Australian Women’s History Month   - all month
Schools Clean Up Day   - 2nd
Sea Week   - 4th to 10th
Clean Up Australia Day   - 4th
Ground Water Awareness Week   - 11th to 17th
World Forestry Day   - 21st
Harmony Day   - 21st
World Water Day   - 22nd
Close the Gap   - 22nd
World Meteorological Day   - 23rd
Ride2School Day   - 23rd
Earth Hour   - 31st

 

April

Australian Heritage Week - 14th to 22nd
World Heritage Day   - 18th
Earth Day   - 22nd
Anzac Day   - 25th

May

OZ' Water Week 2011   - 8th to 10th
World Migratory Bird Day   - 14th to 15th
National Volunteer Week   - 14th to 20th
International Museum Day   - 18th
Walk Safely to School Day   - 18th
International Day for Biological Diversity   - 22nd
National Sorry Day   - 26th
National Reconciliation Week   - 27th to 3rd June

 

June

World Environment Day - 5th
Global Wind Day   - 15th
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought   - 17th
Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development   - 20th to 22nd
Red Nose Day   - 29th

 

July

NAIDOC Week   - 1st to 8th
World Population Day   - 11th
Schools Tree Day   - 27th
National Tree Day   - 29th

 

August

 

Jeans for Genes Day  - 5th
International Day for World Indigenous People  - 9th
International Youth Day  - 12th
Keep Australia Beautiful Week  - 22nd to 28th

 

September

National Biodiversity Month - all month
National Wattle Day   - 1st
National Landcare Week   - TBA 5th
Sustainable House Day   - 9th
National Bilby Day   - 9th
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer   - 16th
Walk To Work Day   - TBA 17th
World Parks Day   - 17th
World Car-Free Day   - 22nd

 

October

World Habitat Day   - 1st
World Animal Day   - 4th
National Water Week   - 21st to 27th
National Ride to Work Day   - 17th
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty   - 17th

 

November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict   - 6th
National Recycling Week   - 12th to 18th
World Fisheries Day   - 21st

 

December

International Day of People with Disability  - 3rd
International Volunteer Day  - 5th
Coastcare Week  - TBA
Human Rights Day  - 10th
International Mountain Day  - 11th

 

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