Environment and heritage dates

The calendar of upcoming environment, heritage and science events and activities across New South Wales.


2 February World Wetlands Day
11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science
14 February National Regenerative Agriculture Day
28 February Business Clean Up Day
3 March World Wildlife Day
3 March Schools Clean Up Day
5 March Clean Up Australia Day
4–12 March SeaWeek
4–12 March Parks Week
20 March World Frog Day
21 March  International Day of Forests
22 March World Water Day 
23 March  World Meteorological Day
23 March National Eucalyptus Day
25 March Earth Hour
18 April World Heritage Day
10 April–14 May Australian Heritage Festival
22 April Earth Day
25 April World Penguin Day


4 May International Firefighter’s Day 
7–13 May International Compost Awareness Week
10 April–14 May Australian Heritage Festival
12 May   International Day of Plant Health
13 May & 14 Oct   World Migratory Bird Day
14 May   Global Big Day
15 May   International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day
15–21 May National Volunteer Week
20 May World Bee Day 
22 May  International Day for Biological Diversity 
23 May   World Turtle Day
27 May–3 June  National Reconciliation Week
31 May  World Parrot Day 
5 June  World Environment Day
8 June World Oceans Day
15 June Global Wind Day
2–9 July NAIDOC Week
26 July  World Mangrove Day
28 July Schools Tree Day
30 July  National Tree Day
31 July  World Ranger Day
1–31 August Platypus Month 
1–7 August Landcare Week
9 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
12–20 August  National Science Week 
7–13 August Keep Australia Beautiful Week
August–December Help record wombats in your local area
1–30 September National Biodiversity Month
1–30 September  Save the Koala Month
1 September National Wattle Day
2–10 September  New South Wales History Week
7 September National Threatened Species Day
7 September International Day of Clean Air for blue skies
9–10 September Our Bushland Festival
10 September National Bilby Day
24 September World Rivers Day
30 September Save the Koala Day
2 October  World Habitat Day 
16–22 October National Water Week
16–22 October Aussie Backyard Bird Count
22 October International Wombat Day
23–30 October Bat Week
10 November World Science Day for Peace and Development
11–20 November FrogID Week
11–19 November Australian Pollinator Week
18–24 November World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
21 November World Fisheries Day
3 December Tropical Tree Day
4–10 December Coastcare Week
5 December World Soil Day
11 December International Mountain Day