Earth Day

  • "That's All There Is"

    April 22, 2019

    Remembering Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson 49 years later.

  • What We Owe to Rachel Carson

    March 14, 2019

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that description than Rachel Carson. Back in 1962—before there was an Earth Day, or EPA, or even a Chesapeake Bay Foundation—Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. The book that started it all, Spring is credited for launching the modern environmental movement.

Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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