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The First Earth Day: A Personal Remembrance

The First Earth Day: A Personal Remembrance

  • 4/22/2020 2:17:00 PM
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The first Earth Day, which took place on April 22, 1970--50 years ago--sparked the creation of environmental policies and programs that helped clean up parts of the environment not only across the U.S., but also here in Iowa. It also sparked an awareness and appreciation for nature in Iowans young and old.