February 17, 2010

History

Earth Day – The Story

During the 1960s environmental concerns: smog, pollution, pesticides, and oils spills had grown to such a level that the public began to look for ways to bring more attention to the problems while searching for solutions. In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Read more about Earth Day – The Story[…]

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About Earth Day Alliance, Inc.

In 1990, on the 20th anniversary of the first Earth Day in 1970, the movement went global. In San Luis Obispo County, Grassroots activists joined with city and county agencies to coordinate its first Earth Day celebration. Working under ECOSLO from 1990-1999 as the Earth Day Coalition, in 2000 the group filed for nonprofit 501c3 Read more about About Earth Day Alliance, Inc.[…]

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