This story was written by University Communications’ student content writer, Diddiery Santana.
Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Colorado has some of the best opportunities to help show some love for our planet. Whether it’s by exploring a new trail, participating in a clean-up, or promoting ecofriendly businesses, there’s an activity for everyone. Take advantage of the nice weather and picturesque sights to recognize back our planet.
Earth Day Service Hike
Join the Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center for a service hike to commemorate Earth Day. Enjoy a combination of breathtaking surroundings while servicing local trails and hanging out with other students.
When: Saturday, April 23
Hut Camping and Hiking
Celebrating Earth doesn’t have to be limited to one day. Spend a weekend treading through the mountains and enjoy a night in a private log cabin.
When: Saturday, April 30 – Sunday, May 1
Registration Deadline: April 28 at 5 p.m.
LoDo Cares 2022 Earth Day Cleanup and Celebration
There are multiple ways to give back to our planet right here in Denver. Engage with other community members while cleaning up a community playground and public gardens. A light breakfast and refreshments will be served.
When: Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Rothman Children’s Playground, 1404 Wynkoop St., Denver
Earth Day Themed Flow at Black Swan Yoga
Reconnect with nature through some relaxing yoga. Join the Black Swan Yoga for an Earth Day-themed flow. Instructor Caoilfhionn Schwab will help reconnect your spirit and roots to give Mother Nature some love.
When: Friday, April 22, 6 – 7 p.m.
Where: 2815 South Broadway, Englewood