This April will mark 50 years of communities coming together for Earth Day. Even though we can’t meet physically, we can still connect virtually to learn about ways to help the planet during this pandemic.

Check out all the earthy virtual webinars, activities, and resources the whole family can participate in for Earth Week this year on

April 21st at 4 pm: Montana Solar Q&A: Get your questions about solar energy answered by experts Henry Dykema, a certified PV system installer and operator of Sundance Solar Systems LLC in Red Lodge and Andrew Valainis, the Executive Director of the Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA). This webinar will be hosted by the City’s Energy Corps Sustainability Coordinator, Robin Adams. To register and submit your questions in advance, go to

April 22nd ALL DAY: Critter and Plant Hunt: Grab your kids and your phones to explore the wonders of your own backyard! Snap a photo of critters and plants you discover and upload it to the social networking site iNaturalist – a global network of nature lovers, from curious learners to research professionals. Users of iNaturalist have discovered new species, tracked migration routes, and contributed to thousands of scientific research projects. Once you’re done, post your coolest finds on social media with the hashtag #earthweekredlodge. We will have a live troubleshooting and info session on April 20th at 4 pm.

April 23rd at 4 pm: Beartooth Passive House Live Tour: Explore all the energy-efficient bells and whistles of the Beartooth Passive House from the comfort of your home during a live tour with Tully Gallagher, a Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) and owner of the Beartooth Passive House. For updates on how to attend, please go to the Earth Week Red Lodge website.

Curious about what else the City of Red Lodge has done to increase the sustainability of its operations? Go to Check this page for updates on the local earth-minded organizations that would’ve had a table at the Earth Day Block Party!

Have questions? Email the City Energy Corps member, Robin Adams, at