Nature Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Nature.

National Junior Ranger Day

National Junior Ranger Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Junior Ranger Day

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Earth Day

Earth Day

More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

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National Arbor Day

National Arbor Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Arbor Day

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National Peace Rose Day

National Peace Rose Day

This hybrid tea rose is one of the world's most popular flowers.

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International Dawn Chorus Day

International Dawn Chorus Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Dawn Chorus Day.

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National Open Farm Day

National Open Farm Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Open Farm Day

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Garden Day

Garden Day

Garden Day aims to highlight the positive benefits of gardens on your wellbeing.

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National Love a Tree Day

National Love a Tree Day

This is a day to go hug a tree, though if there a thunderstorm overhead, we recommend social distancing from the tree.

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Colorado Public Lands Day

Colorado Public Lands Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Colorado Public Lands Day

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European Parks Day

European Parks Day

Some countries allow free entry to national parks to mark this day.

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Day of the Tree

Day of the Tree

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Day of the Tree

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National Water a Flower Day

National Water a Flower Day 🌼

National Water a Flower Day: Celebrating Nature's Beauty on May 30th

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World Reef Day

World Reef Day 🐠

World Reef Day is a call to action to promote the work of meaningfully impacting our world's delicate reef systems.

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Great Outdoors Month

Great Outdoors Month

June is Great Outdoors Month, the perfect time to get outside and enjoy nature and wildlife.

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National Oceans Month

National Oceans Month

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all.

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National Trails Day

National Trails Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Trails Day

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Illegal Fishing Day

Illegal Fishing Day

In 2015, the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean of the FAO proposed that an initiative be launched to declare an International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing.

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World Oceans Day 

World Oceans Day 

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor our ocean, which connects us all.

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National Weed your Garden Day

National Weed your Garden Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Weed your Garden Day

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Nature Photography Day

Nature Photography Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Nature Photography Day

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Desertification Day

Desertification Day

Desertification is a phenomenon that ranks among the greatest environmental challenges of our time.

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Sustainable Gastronomy Day 

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 

Sustainable gastronomy, therefore, means cuisine that takes into account where the ingredients are from, how the food is grown and how it gets to our markets and eventually to our plates.

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National Orange Blossom Day

National Orange Blossom Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Orange Blossom Day

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International Asteroid Day 

International Asteroid Day 

Asteroid Day observed to inspire, engage and educate the public about asteroids opportunities and risks.

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Hop-a-Park Day

Hop-a-Park Day

It's always a good time to visit your local park, but Hop-A-Park Day at the start of July is a great time to explore.

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International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

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World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day is celebrated across the world on July 31 every year to appreciate the contributions of the Forest Rangers

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Great American Outdoors Day

Great American Outdoors Day

National park visitor spending supports nearly 330,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion annually to the national economy.

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Flooding of the Nile

Flooding of the Nile

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Flooding of the Nile.

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National Beach Day

National Beach Day 🏖️

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Beach Day.

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National Wilderness Month

National Wilderness Month

In 2013, President Obama proclaimed this monthly holiday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act.

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National Wattle Day

National Wattle Day

Since 1992 National Wattle Day has been 1 September in all of Australia's States and Territories.

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Greenpeace Day

Greenpeace Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Greenpeace Day

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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 

The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet.

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World Bamboo Day

World Bamboo Day

Discover the eco-friendly beauty of bamboo on World Bamboo Day - September 18th! Explore sustainable uses, cultivation, and its positive impact on the environment.

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International Coastal Cleanup Day

International Coastal Cleanup Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Coastal Cleanup Day

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World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day

The fourth Sunday in September is a chance to celebrate the world's waterway that bring life to our countries.

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National Johnny Appleseed Day

National Johnny Appleseed Day

If there was an award for literal nicknames, Johnny Appleseed would be a strong contender to win.

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National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands.

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World Habitat Day 

World Habitat Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Habitat Day 

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International Day for Disaster Reduction 

International Day for Disaster Reduction 

A day focused on promoting a global culture of disaster reduction and preparedness.

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Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day

Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day

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