We’re celebrating Earth Day all week as we gear up for Earth Day Pensacola‘s annual celebration this Saturday, April 23rd 2022!
Earth Week is a great time to reflect on the beauty of our planet and what we can do to protect it. Making the switch to solar is a great opportunity to live more sustainably and have a positive impact on the environment.
Follow along this week as we share some of our favorite activities and don’t forget to tag us in your own celebrations with #SunFarmEnergyEarthWeek. Plus, be sure to check out our activities from Earth Week 2020 and Earth Week 2021.
Monday, April 18th: Solar 101
It’s a great time to think about all the ways that you can make changes in your daily life. What better way to go green than producing your own clean energy right on your rooftop? We’re starting our celebration by getting back to basics. Ever wondered how solar panels work? How about what materials are used? Check some Solar 101 and be sure to download our resource sheet for the latest solar news.
Tuesday, April 19th: Energy Efficiency in the Sunshine State
Making the switch to solar is a great opportunity to save money and become independent from the grid. But, you can also make changes right now to improve your home’s energy efficiency to start saving on energy costs. Plus, the more energy efficient your home is, the smaller your solar array will need to be.
Check out our tips for Energy Efficiency in the Sunshine State. Whether it’s a big investment like spray foam insulation or just a small swap like LED lights, you can have an impact on the environment and your wallet by improving the energy efficiency of your home.
Wednesday, April 20th: Community Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering is a great way to get involved in local environmental issues in our community. Whether you’re looking to help with beach cleanups, water conservation, or wildlife rehabilitation, we’ve got an opportunity for you. Check out some of our favorite organizations and their volunteer needs and upcoming events.
Thursday, April 21st: Spring Gardening Opportunities
Spring has arrived here in Northwest Florida which means it’s a great time to get back into the garden. Earth Week is the perfect time to get your hands dirty and spend some quality time outdoors. Northwest Florida has some wonderful garden clubs and upcoming events that you can attend. Check out a full list of clubs, upcoming events, and special groups.
Friday April 22nd: Take a Hike & Nature Scavenger Hunt
Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to be outside hiking, beach combing, and enjoying the beautiful landscape here in Northwest Florida. Enjoy a hike at one of our many local trails, or head to the beach to enjoy our sparkling emerald waters. Plus, don’t forget to bring along our Nature Scavenger Hunt. How many native plants and animals can you spot today?
We’ll see you tomorrow for Earth Day Pensacola’s Earth Day Festival at Bayview Park!