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Earth Day? More like Earth, Yay! 
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Happy 46 years, Earth Day!

It's that time of year when our lovely blue planet gets a day, week or even a whole month in the spotlight. We at Blue Practice are in the Every Day is Earth Day! camp and believe that the Earth needs a good communicator to share the stories focused on making the world a better place. Every April we welcome the boost of media attention that draws public awareness to critical environmental topics of our day, and we look forward to sharing some of our favorites below.

If you don't have plans to celebrate Earth Day yet, check out this great Google map of registered events around the world.
Earth Day 2016: #Trees4Earth
The Earth Day Network will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2020, and until then, they have a hefty goal of planting 7.8 billion trees. Appropriately, this year's theme for Earth Day is Trees for the Earth.You can help by spreading the word, donating or getting your hands dirty and planting some trees! Don't forget to join the #Trees4Earth conversation on social media. 
Don't feel well versed in the history of Earth Day, or the roots of the environmental movement? Then check out the inspiring full-length documentary, Earth Days, here on YouTube.
The Blue Practice team recently got down into the dirt with Friends of the Urban Forest, a Bay Area non-profit dedicated to nurturing urban landscapes through street tree plantings and sidewalk gardens.
 Earth Day Events We Love:
On April 23, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy along with Friends of Mt. Tam, the Marin chapter of the California Native Plant Society, and KQED is hosting Mt. Tam Earth Day: A Celebration of Service and the Centennial. Volunteers of all ages are welcomed to come get their hands dirty on several projects to help beautify Mount Tamalpais. The celebration is also honoring the National Park Service Centennial
The Bay Area community is invited to celebrate Earth Day at the 46th annual Earth Day San Francisco Street Fair near 22nd Street and Valencia in the Mission District. With an expected 10,000 attendees, this multi-cultural event hosts a wide range of activities including keynote speakers, earth-friendly product exhibitors, DIY workshops, an eco fashion show, and of course, an organic food court!
The 6th annual San Francisco Green Film Festival, spanning April 14-20th, will showcase 70 internationally acclaimed films. The films' themes span from energy, climate change, zero-waste, and food issues, just to name a few. There will also be plenty of chances to get involved with local activist groups.
On the opposite coast, the Earth Day Initiative organization will be hosting Earth Day New York 2016 on Sunday, April 17th in Union Square. You can expect a ton of eco-exhibitors, environmental campaign showcases and live performances from noon to 7pm. 
Blue Bulletin: Stories on our Radar
Planning on doing something fun for Earth Day? Shoot us a tweet @BluePractice to share your plans! 
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