Earth Day is Monday, April 22nd

(Jefferson County) Earth Day, an annual worldwide event held to demonstrate support for environmental protection is on Monday. John Winkelman, host of the Scenic View on KJFF, encourages people to help keep the planet clean.

Earth Day has been celebrated in April since the 1970s and is now a global event with 192 countries taking part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.