Earth Day

Sharon Jackson, Show Host/Reporter / Lakeshore Public Radio

CHESTERTON - Indiana Dunes National Park is looking for volunteers for it first-ever Indiana Dunes Trash Trekkers Earth Day Cleanup.

Registration is now open.  This year’s cleanup is Thursday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Supervisory Park Ranger and Public Information Officer Bruce Rowe
says volunteers and park employees will work together to collect a winter’s worth of trash and debris.

Provided / Photos courtesy of Indiana University, Earth Charter Indiana, and Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority

Wednesday is the 50th Earth Day. To mark the occasion, the Hoosier Environmental Council hosted a roundtable discussion with three environmental pioneers who once worked at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

"Regionally Speaking" host Chris Nolte talks to David Wright the Planning and Marketing Manager for the Gary Public Transportation. He discusses the latest on the organizations plans to reduce its carbon footprint as we recognize the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  

Earth Day Climate Protest Goes Digital

Apr 21, 2020
Rebecca Thiele / IPB News

A statewide climate strike is going digital this Earth Day. Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day in the U.S. Organizers of the event want Hoosiers to remember the global climate crisis isn’t stopping for the pandemic. 

The world is becoming more conservation minded.  In this program from April 22, 1970; Shep reflects on the very first observance of Earth Day.