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Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration

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Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration scheduled for April 23 has been canceled in support of slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus. For the latest community and COVID-19 updates, visit

Although we cannot gather together to celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day, Santa Clarans can still show their appreciation for nature, the environment and the world by making positive changes at home. We created some videos to help Santa Clara residents celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day virtually.

Watch Santa Clara Mayor, Lisa M. Gillmor, kick off our virtual Earth Day/Arbor Day.


10 Ways to Participate in Earth Day/Arbor Day


The Busy Tree
 by Jennifer Ward; illustrated by Lisa Falkenstern - Read Aloud Children's Book

Sit with Kristen, our office specialist with the Department of Public Works, as she reads about the amazing activities that go on in a tree.  Everything adds up to a "busy tree" for all to "come and see". 


We Planted a Tree
 by Diane Muldrow; illustrated by Bob Staake - Read Aloud Children's Book

Kristen reads about how trees help the world by providing beauty, shade, clean air, healthy soil and food.  By planting a tree, we can make the earth a better and happier place. 



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