Cassin's Kingbird, © Photo by Steve Kaye

Earth Day 2023 | April 2023

Celebrate Earth Day 2023

Here are five special ways to celebrate Earth Day 2023

Cassin's Kingbird, © Photo by Steve Kaye, in blog post: Earth Day 2023

Cassin’s Kingbird

Good News! You can celebrate Earth Day 2023 every day.

Here’s how:

🌻 Be Grateful

The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat — all of these sustain us.

And all of these come from nature.

So when we celebrate the gift of life, we celebrate the gift of nature.

🌻 Be Mindful

Notice the life that surrounds you.

Pause to study its colors, complexities, and contours.

On a large scale, notice the shapes of animals, birds, and trees.

Then on a small scale, notice the details in twigs, leaves, and flowers.

Dutch White Clover, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye, in blog post: Earth Day 2023

Dutch White Clover — This blossom is about 0.8-in (20-mm wide).

🌻 Be Helpful

We help our friends.

Often we help them improve. Or we help them resolve challenges.

We do this because their success becomes our success.

🌻 Be Careful

People have the gift of being able to make conscious choices. With this comes the responsibility of making positive choices.

Positive choices are based on compassion.

So we need to care for nature the way we would care for our best friends. Or the way we would care for ourselves.

Lantana, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye, in blog post: Earth Day 2023

Lantana about to Bloom

🌻 Be Hopeful

All life carries instinctive optimism.

And thus, life always moves forward, toward health.

Each species knows it will thrive when it fulfills its role in nature.

And so we can create hope when we form a positive partnership with nature.

Then we’ll leave a legacy we admire.

If you’d like a list of ways to be a good earth citizen, See: Earth Citizen.

Much success,

Steve Kaye

Find More at:

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2021

Wisdom from Nature

Small Matters

Did You Know?

The most effective way to help birds is to buy land.

Here are three organizations that excel at doing this.

1) American Bird Conservancy

2) The Nature Conservancy

3) The Trust for Public Land

Please visit their web sites to learn about the work they do.

Here’s an excellent book: The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation

You can help – Please share this blog with others.
Inspiring Respect for Nature, one bird at a time.

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  • Daphne Radenhurst
    Posted at 10:26h, 25 April

    Lovely post, beautiful photos. Thank you.

  • Eileen Brownell
    Posted at 11:04h, 25 April

    As always your articles are filled with wisdom and beauty. Thank you!!!

  • Kaye Catherine
    Posted at 14:29h, 26 April

    I am grateful for these beautiful words of wisdom. Thank you!

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