Katherine Sacks

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Protests against smog-shrouded cities, poisoned waterways and the deterioration of the Earth marked the first Earth Day on April 22,1970. Forty years later, eco-conscious Americans work within their communities to take up the environmental challenges such as climate change.

From park clean-ups to educational lectures to a movie screening, Chicago offers a wide array of Earth Day activities this April. Here are our top six picks for putting your green foot forward.