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Daily Fun & Noteworthy Holidays relating to Earth, Nature & Environment

The daily holidays listed here are fun, silly, weird and wacky, and they are also days for remembrance, to support a cause or to celebrate something in our society. These observances are typically not official by any state or government, most originate by organizations, groups, and well, we don't know where some of them got their start! So have fun, explore the daily holidays and celebrate!
January
Day
Houseplant Appreciation Day January 10 Houseplant Appreciation Day
Penguins January 20 Penguin Awareness Day
International Mobile Phone Recycling Day January 24 International Mobile Phone Recycling Day
National Geographic Day January 27 National Geographic Day
February
Day
World Wetlands Day February 2 World Wetlands Day
Hippo Day February 15 Hippo Day
World Whale Day February 16 World Whale Day
Skip the Straw Day February 22 Skip the Straw Day
Polar Bear Day February 27 Polar Bear Day
February 29 Leap Day (next in 2020)
March
Day
World Wildlife Day March 3 World Wildlife Day
Plant a Flower Day March 12 Plant a Flower Day
Learn About Butterflies Day March 14 Learn About Butterflies Day
Panda Day March 16 Panda Day
vegetables March 20 Meatout
International Day of Forests March 21 International Day of Forests
World Water Day March 22 World Water Day
Earth March 30 Earth Hour
March 30 Take a Walk in the Park Day
April
Day
Orchid Day April 16 Orchid Day
laundry line April 19 Hanging Out Day
International Mother Earth Day April 22 International Mother Earth Day
World Penguin Day April 25 World Penguin Day
May
Day
World Tuna Day May 2 World Tuna Day
Fire Day May 2 Fire Day
Great Lakes Awareness Day May 6 Great Lakes Awareness Day
World Migratory Bird Day May 11 World Migratory Bird Day
Love a Tree Day May 16 Love a Tree Day
Bike to Work Day May 16 Bike to Work Day
May 18 River Cleanup Day
May 19 May Ray Day
International Day for Biological Diversity May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity
Sea Turtle May 23 World Turtle Day
Learn About Composting Day May 29 Learn About Composting Day
June
Day
Dinosaur Day June 1 Dinosaur Day
Prairie Day June 1 Prairie Day
Trails Day June 1 Trails Day
World Bicycle Day June 3 World Bicycle Day
World Environment Day June 5 World Environment Day
June Bug Day June 7 June Bug Day
World Oceans Day June 8 World Oceans Day
June 11 Cousteau Day
Nature Photography Day June 15 Nature Photography Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Orange Blossom Day June 27 Orange Blossom Day
International Day of the Tropics June 29 International Day of the Tropics
July
Day
Plastic bags July 3 International Plastic Bag Free Day
Vegetables July 4 Independence From Meat Day
July 6 Hop-a-Park Day
July 10 Don't Step on a Bee Day
July 10 Global Energy Independence Day
Sharks July 14 Shark Awareness Day
International Tiger Day July 29 International Tiger Day
Rangers July 31 World Ranger Day
August
Day
elephant August 12 World Elephant Day
honey bees August 17 World Honey Bee Day
Pompeii August 24 Vesuvius Day
National Park August 25 National Park Service Day
August 29 International Day Against Nuclear Tests
Whale Shark August 30 International Whale Shark Day
August 31 Diatomaceous Earth Day
September
Day
World Beach Day September 1 World Beach Day
September 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
people walking September 22 Car Free Day
September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Walk in the Sand Day September 30 Walk in the Sand Day
October
Day
lightbulbs October 2 Change A Light Day
Octopus October 8 World Octopus Day
October 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction
November
Day
November 5 World Tsunami Awareness Day
November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Recycling Day November 15 America Recycles Day
December
Day
December 5 World Soil Day
December 11 International Mountain Day
Monkeys December 14 Monkey Day
Family at the zoo December 27 Visit the Zoo Day