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UN International Days of Celebration

The United Nations has created a list of International Days to celebrate our World. As a UNESCO Biosphere Region, we like to bring attention and awareness to the global issues we can address at the local level.


March 20th is the International Day of Happiness! 

The United Nations International Day of Happiness is a day to be happy! This celebratory day is a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. We believe that human well-being and happiness is directly connected with nature and protecting our planet for generations to come!

Check out these fun, kid-friendly activities to get outside and explore the biosphere this International Day of Happiness!     Biosphere Bingo activity for youth.

May 20th is World Bee Day!

In 2020, FABN partnered with Fulford Academy in Brockville and the Gananoque Public Library to bring together bee-minded people from the community to talk about how bees help us and how we can help bees. Resources from this live session can be found at the following website:

Lessons from Bees

Download the full Lessons from Bees document [PDF]