Monday, December 03, 2007

World Conservation Day

Today apparently includes the observance of World Conservation Day, begun by Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia. The society says it later adopted the phrase "Earth Day" after that observance began in 1970. Despite various online sites that cite the observance on Dec. 3, I couldn't find any organizations in the United States that observe World Conservation Day.

Ideally, we wouldn't need a specific day to consider and work on conservation, but I realize that not everyone shares birders' focus on the environment, wildlife and limited natural resources. Can you turn every day into a personal conservation day?



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