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The City of Jamestown Celebrates Earth & Arbor Day

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Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The date was April 22, 1970, and the city of Jamestown had made national headlines. To celebrate the first ever Earth Day, then-mayor Stun Lundine had helped arrange a shocking display of pollution: a 30-ton mountain of sand dropped in the center of downtown, to be exact. The stunt was […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2016 on April 22

Article Contributed by Leann Austin “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin Founder of Earth Day Earth Day was born from the desire of Gaylord Nelson, former United States Senator and […]

JCC Earth Day Festival Will Be Held April 20

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Jamestown Community College’s annual Earthfest to celebrate Earth Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20. The event, sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the public. Weather permitting, […]

Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy to Hold Earth Day Preserve Cleanup on April 26

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy In honor of Earth Day, the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will be holding a cleanup on their newly-acquired Whitney Point Preserve on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. This site contains decking and a small shed that needs to be removed in order to return the preserve to its […]

Earth Day: A Day of Greener Prospects

Article by Katrina Fuller The sun rises, bathing the world in a golden hue. Birds sing a full throated tribute to the beauty that is their home, as the day begins anew. With each day, green things find their way into the tapestry of nature as spring finally peeks her head into Western New York. […]

Audubon Volunteer Day Scheduled for April 20

Audubon Volunteer Day Scheduled for April 20

Jamestown, NY – With more than 80 volunteers having a great time last year, the Audubon Center and Sanctuary is looking forward to another wonderful Volunteer Day in 2013. On Saturday, April 20, Audubon will celebrate an early Earth Day by working to make their buildings and grounds more beautiful. The event will take place […]

Earth Day 2013: A Plan for More Springtimes

Earth Day 2013: A Plan for More Springtimes

News Flash: NBC Today Show – “In Jamestown, New York the Kiwanis Club arranged to dump 20 tons of sand in a downtown area to show just how much dirt falls on just one square mile of the city during just 30 days of maximum pollution.” The date was April 22, 1970, and Today Show […]