Earth Day Seed Packet


The first “Earth Day” was established by environmental activists in 1970 to awaken the country and its lawmakers to the need for protecting our environment and conserving our natural resources. Response to the event was overwhelming as thousands of concerned citizens participated in community activities across the nation to show their support for the movement.

This Earthday seed packet was distributed in 2010 by movie director and environmentalist James Cameron’s “Avatar” Home Tree Initiative in a worldwide effort to plant one million trees.

Date Made: 2010

Referenced: Cameron, James

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: EnvironmentTrees


See more items in: Political History: Political History, General History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Environmental History, Natural Resources


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2010.0106.10Accession Number: 2010.0106Catalog Number: 2010.0106.10

Object Name: seed packetseed pack

Physical Description: paper (overall material)black (overall color)white, blue, green (overall color)paper (package materal)Measurements: overall: 4 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 11.43 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_1395360

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