Greendates

The calendar of upcoming environmental events and activities across NSW.

2020

   
26 January  Australia Day

National Australia Day Council

Phone: 02 6120 0600
Email: info@australiaday.org.au
2 February  World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day 2020: Wetlands and Biodiversity

25 February  Business Clean-up Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400 
28 February Schools/Youth Clean-up Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400 
1 March Clean Up Australia Day  1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400  
13 March  Ride2School Day 

Bicycle Network: Ride2School

18-20 March National Volunteer Week 

Give a little. Change a lot
Volunteering Australia

21 March  World Forestry Day

Tree-Nation

22 March  World Water Day 

United Nations Water (UN-Water)

23 March  World Meteorological Day 

World Meteorological Organisation 

28 March  Earth Hour 

World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour
8.30pm–9.30pm

3-14 April Royal Easter Show  Royal Agricultural Society
Phone: 02 9704 1000 
18 April  World Heritage Day 

International Council on Monuments and Sites, Australia

18 April - 19 May  National Trust Heritage Festival  Discovery and Rediscoveries
Register your event online
3-9 May  International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW) 

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
International Compost Awareness Week, Australia
Phone: 02 9922 1591 

15 May  Walk Safely to School Day  Pedestrian Council of Australia
Email: walking@walk.com.au 
27 May - 3 June  National Reconciliation Week 

In This Together
Reconciliation Australia

5 June  World Environment Day

United Nations World Environment Day

8 June World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council

15 June Global Wind Day

Wind Europe and Global and Energy Council

1-31 July Plastic Free July 

Plastic Free Foundation

5-12 July  NAIDOC Week 

Always Was, Always Will Be
National NAIDOC Committee

31 July Schools Tree Day 

Planet Ark Schools Tree Day
Phone: 1300 88 5000
Email: treeday@planetark.com

2 August  National Tree Day 

Planet Ark National Tree Day
Phone: 1300 885 000
Email: treeday@planetark.org

31 July  World Ranger Day 

International Ranger Federation

17-23 August  Keep Australia Beautiful Week 

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB)

August-December  Record Wombats in Your Local Area

Help Map Wombats and Burrows
WomSAT

1-30 September  National Biodiversity Month 

Biodiversity Month

1-30 September  Save the Koala Month  Australian Koala Foundation
Phone: 07 3229 7233
Email: akf@savethekoala.com 
4 September  Walk to Work Day   Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day 
7 September  National Threatened Species Day  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Freecall: 1800 803 772
Email: ciu@environment.gov.au 
7-13 September  National Organic Week 

Centre for Organic Research and Education
Phone: 02 9922 1591
Free Call: 1300 88 55 66
Email: info@core.asn.au

9 September  National Bilby Day 

Save the Bilby Fund
Email: admin@savethebilbyfund.org

20 September  Sustainable House Day

Renew Australia Sustainable House Day
Phone: 03 9631 5421 

1 October  World Habitat Day 

United Nations World Habitat Day

TBA  NSW Government Green Globe Awards  Green Globes Awards Art Gallery of NSW
Email: greenglobes@environment.nsw.gov.au 
16 October  National Ride to Work Day

Bicycle Network: Ride2Work

TBA  Cool Australia's Enviroweek 

Cool Australia's Enviroweek

21-27 October  National Water Week 

Australian Water Association National Water Week
Email:info@awa.asn.au

TBA Aussie Backyard Bird Count  Birdlife Australia
Email: birdweek@birdlife.org.au
TBA  Big White Bird Survey 

Report Australian white ibis and sulphur-crested cockatoos
(and all other birds) through the Aussie Backyard Bird Count website.
Aussie Backyard Bird Count

9-15 November  National Recycling Week  Planet Ark National Recycling Week
National Recycling Hotline: 1300 733 712
Email: recycling@planetark.org 
21 November  World Fisheries Day  World Fisheries Day 
TBA  International Day of People with Disability

United Nations International Day of People with Disability
Email: idpwd@fahcsia.gov.au

10 December International Human Rights Day  United Nations World Human Rights Day
11 December  International Mountain Day 

United Nations International Mountain Day