nARTure Tuesday: Celebrate Earth Day in Frankfort, KY!

Happy nARTure Tuesday and “Celebrate the Earth Week” here in Frankfort, KY! Today, be sure to check out and register for Earth Day (Thursday!) guided walks in Frankfort City Parks, organized by Together Frankfort: https://www.togetherfrankfort.org/2021-earth-day-frankfort.html

 

2021 Earth Week Proclamation by the

Mayor of Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky
 
WHEREAS, April 22, 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, established in 1970 when 20 million Americans called for greater protections of the land, air, and water resources of this great nation; and

WHEREAS, the City of Frankfort, through its elected officials, government employees, civic organizations, educational institutions, volunteer groups, the faith community, and others work to create an awareness of the abundance of natural resources in our Frankfort and Franklin County community and to initiate and encourage programs which engage all citizens in protecting the social, historic, economic, and spiritual value of these resources; and

WHEREAS, during the week of April 19 through April 23, Kentucky State University (KSU) will conduct Earth Week 2021, with daily virtual educational workshops and an Earth Day celebration organized by KSU’s Land Grant faculty from the KSU Environmental Education Research Center; and

WHEREAS, Together Frankfort, a local civic engagement organization, has partnered with other community organizations and with the City of Frankfort, urging Frankfort’s citizens to celebrate our precious natural resources, either at their own homes or with friends, or through the several opportunities available both online and at Frankfort’s city parks; and

WHEREAS, Frankfort has distinguished itself in promoting the awareness, protection, and respect for its natural resources, which include, but are not limited to:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, M. Layne Wilkerson II, Mayor, do hereby proclaim April 18 through April 24, 2021 as “Celebrate the Earth Week” in the City of Frankfort, Kentucky.

“Celebrate the Earth Week”

Link to the proclamation on Together Frankfort’s website:
Link to Earth Day’s Celebrate the Parks in Frankfort, April 22, 2021:
Link to 2021 Earth Day Registration for the Celebrate the Parks events:
Members of the 2021 Earth Day Coalition:
Supporters and Donors to 2021 Earth Day “Celebrate the City Parks:”
Wild Birds Unlimited – Frankfort, KY
Please support our sponsors and coalition members!

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