Your Most Extensive Environmental Calendar

Updated: May 21

By Ambassador Amanda Sowards, South Carolina


We all know about the annual Earth Day celebration held each year on April 22, but what about the rest of your summer? There are multiple opportunities to raise awareness for environmental and global causes important to you. Enjoy this calendar of environmental holidays and events coming up May through August 2020!


Month of May

Bike Month

Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month

National Water Quality Month

American Wetlands Month

Preservation Month

Clean Air Month

Gifts From The Garden Month

Gardening for Wildlife


May 1

Global Love Day

International Workers Day

Space Day

Lei Day


May 2

Wildfire Community Preparedness

Join Hands Day

Naked Gardening Day


May 3

Garden Meditation Day


May 4

World Give Day

Firefighters Day


May 5

Teacher Appreciation Day


May 8

Iris Day

Public Gardens Day

Free Trade Day (1)


May 9

Train Day

Windmill Day

Fair Trade Day (2)


May 10

Mother Ocean Day


May 13

Donate a Days Wage to Charity


May 15

Endangered Species Day

Bike to Work Day

Bring Flowers to Someone Day


May 16

International Day of Ligh

Plant a Lemon Tree Day

Horse Rescue Day

World Fish Migration Day

Learn to Swim Day


May 18

Museum Day


May 20

World Bee Day

Pick Strawberries Day


May 22

International Day of Biological Diversity

Maritime Day


May 23

Turtle Day


May 29

Learn About Composting Day


May 30

Water a Flower Day


Month of June

Oceans Month

Perennial Gardening Month

Rivers Month

Rose Month

Camping Month

Great Outdoors Month

Zoo and Aquarium Month

World Naked Bike Ride Month


June 1

Reef Awareness Day


June 3

Bicycle Day


June 5

World Environment Day

Running Day

Veggie Burger Day


June 6

Trails Day