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Why Celebrate EARTH DAY?

posted Apr 4, 2017, 1:29 PM by Kristin Snell   [ updated Apr 4, 2017, 1:37 PM ]

by Diana Pasquini, San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center

Read how our some of our good friends and neighbors responded when asked, “Why Celebrate EARTH DAY?”

“We should celebrate Earth Day so we can represent what’s around us- our families and friends, plants and animals. Earth Day is a good day to get together, have fun, and enjoy life.”

Sienna Goodman

5th Grade Student-Grizzly Hill School



“We need to keep where we live clean. We need to raise awareness and stop pollution so we can keep things clean.”

Bryce Kersey         

5th Grade Student -  Grizzly Hill School



“The Earth is our home. No matter what walk of life you come from or what shape you take or what you do for a living, you inhabit the Earth. I think that’s worth celebrating.”

Camryn Ahhaitty

9th Grade Student-  Bitney College Prep High School


“Celebrating Earth Day helps me plug into the local projects that are helping us be good stewards of the Earth. I’m able to network with other environmentalists and stay involved throughout the year.”

Heidi Starr                                                            

Mom & Environmental Justice Activist



“Every day is Earth Day, but we take it for granted. It’s nice to dedicate one day to appreciate Mother Earth.”

Tal Benrud

 Artist & Mother

“The Earth is our Mother. We depend on her for our livelihood. All good, natural things come from the Earth.”

Kim Hobbs



We should celebrate Earth Day because the Earth gives us everything we need to survive, and  it’s so beautiful We need to appreciate our Earth and what it gives us.”

Kathy Zallar

North San Juan Postal Clerk


Earth Day brings awareness to treating the Earth with respect and kindness. Every day should be Earth Day!”

Melanya Gonshorowski

Midwife & Mother