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​Earth Day Windsor Essex

Kids and families enjoying boothsJoin us to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 as we prepare for our first Digital Earth Day Celebration! More details to come.

Please e-mail​ to share how you and your family will be celebrating Earth Day this year. 

Earth Day Contest 2019

In celebration of 30 years of Earth Day in Windsor-Essex, the Windsor-Essex Earth Day Committee held a contest for students in grades 1 through 8.

We are please to announce the winners of our Earth Day contest! These students have won class trips to the Ojibway Nature Centre!

1) Candice, Grade 2 Bellwood Public School (Drawing gr. 1-2)

Candice, Grade 2 drawing, Save teh Planet from Global Warming 

2) Manroop, Grade 4 Roseville Public School (Drawing gr. 3-4)

Manroop, Grade 4 drawing, positive and negative choices and their environmental impacts  

3) Shaelyn, Grade 8 St. William Catholic School (Poem)

You Never Know

You never know when your last day will be,

So why do we pollute the wilderness and sea?

I remember when our forests were green, and reefs pink,

But now they are streaked with flames, and stained with ink.

We always say we will do anything to help,

But we barely even let out a yelp.

Sometimes I wonder why we don't care,

But people find it takes too much time to bare.

We forget that with every skyscraper we build,

We leave another life unfulfilled.

People think all our problems will be solved,

But they haven't done anything but evolved.

So look around, look at what you see,

Because you never know what your last day will be.

​Earth Day is a day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the earth’s natural environment. Our organization aims to educate residents on environment and sustainability issues using hands-on, interactive methods. Over 45 different organizations participate in this event, designed to provide a voice and venue to environmental causes. Earth Day Windsor Essex has been celebrated since 1989.

A very special thanks goes out to the Essex Windsor Solid Waste Authority for their continued partnership of this event!! 

For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, please contact:

Environment & Sustainability Coordinator
Phone: 519-253-7111 ext. 3290