An Earth Day message from our founder

Earth Day was created in 1970 to celebrate the health of our planet. The half century since then has been a time of momentous change including astounding breakthroughs in our ability to explore and understand our natural world. One thing is clear: stewardship of parks and protected areas is more important than ever.

This short video, produced by David Shaw, is intended to provoke reflection on the state of our natural world, to pay tribute to those who contribute to wise stewardship of “spaceship Earth,” and to inspire individual and collective action for a healthy planet to benefit future generations.

Earthday 50th anniversary from David Shaw on Vimeo.