Every year in late February we dedicate one week to raising public awareness about animal abuse and how to stop it. It’s National Justice for Animals Week. For 2017 the week runs from February 26 to March 4. The Animal Legal Defense Fund created this week in 2009 to: Fight animal abuse Honor […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Great Backyard Bird Count needs your help! It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious birder or just like watching feathered visitors to your backyard feeder. This citizen-science project wants to know what birds you see. The project lasts for 4 days every February. As long as you can count for at least […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Random Acts of Kindness Week is a whole 7 days dedicated to doing one simple thing: Being kind. And yes, being kind is a simple thing. Even if some people make you want to be just the opposite. But don’t give in. At least for this week. Find ways to be kind. Random […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Burn Awareness Week kicks off the Sunday of the first full week of February. The week’s goal is to raise awareness of burn hazards and help people learn to avoid getting burned. Now you might think avoiding burns is common sense. But you might also be surprised at how many potential hazards you just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Invasive species affect us all. They can change local environments and make native plants and animals disappear. Some can clog waterways. Others can cause skin irritation or allergy symptoms in humans, and still others are dangerous to our pets. National Invasive Species Awareness Week aims to bring attention to this problem. Invasive species are plants, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.