Cottonwood AZ (April 17, 2018) – The First Cottonwood Earth Day March and Rally will take place on Sunday, April 22, starting at 10 am. The March will start at Riverfront Park and end at a Rally at the Verde Valley Montessori School on N. Main St. The march and rally are sponsored by the Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance. This event is open to the public and people are encouraged to bring signs on preserving and protecting Planet Earth.
Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, announced that Earth Day 2018 will focus on mobilizing the world to End Plastic Pollution, including creating support for global regulation of the disposal of plastics.
Speakers at the rally include Jim Gale, a former Forest Ranger, and Frances Julia Riemer, a member of Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance, providing information on how local towns and cities can adopt strong climate action plans.