A program of the Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter

Environmental Events

To help plan your project for certain events or key dates for activities, there is a range of environmental programs which occur on specific dates and online resources, which could help to support your project.  Click on the event name to head to a relevant website.

To see a full list of environmental and social dates go to Sustainable Schools NSW Green Dates calendar.

2 February World Wetlands Day
First Sunday of March

Clean Up Australia Day  - Community on Sunday, and schools are Friday prior.

Last Saturday of March  Earth Hour
22 April Earth Day
1st week of May International Composting Awareness Week
5 June World Environment Day
8 June  World Oceans Day
1st week of July NAIDOC Week
Last Sunday of July

National Tree Day

Schools Tree Day (On Friday prior)

3rd week of August National Science Week
Last full week of August  Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Biodiversity Month

First full week of September

National Landcare Week 

Sea Week

7 September Threatened Species Day
3rd week of October

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

National Water Week 

2nd week of November

National Recycling Week

Pollinator Week




























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