March Monthly Themes

March 2022 Monthly Theme: Women's History Month: Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

The national theme for Women’s History Month in 2022 explores the role of women of all cultures in providing both healing and hope throughout history.

More information and resources coming soon.

More March Themes & Activities

Every month, the National Park Service celebrates different national holidays and initiatives that provide opportunities to share our mission through websites, social media, and other platforms. Find information on a related topic on, hashtags that national parks are using, and other messaging tools to use on these special days.

March 1–31: Irish American Heritage Month

March 3: World Wildlife Day

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 12: Girl Scouts’ Birthday

March 14: Science Education Day

  • Resources
    • Educators Portal: includes lesson plans, distance learning, and other educational materials
    • Science ( stories, resources for researchers and students, news, what we do, how to get involved
  • Social media hashtag: #ScienceEducationDay

March 17: St. Patrick's Day

March 20: Spring Equinox / First Day of Spring

  • Resources
    • Migratory Species ( stories, featured places, news, and events
  • Social media hashtags: #SpringEquinox, #FirstDayOfSpring

March 21: World Poetry Day

March 22: World Water Day

  • Resources
    • Oceans and Coasts ( featured places, recreational opportunities, education, ocean life, and protection efforts
    • Rivers ( stories, featured places, how to get involved, news, and events
    • Recreating Safely in and Around Water: key messages with park visitors about water safety including swimming, boating, and lifejackets
  • Social media hashtags: #WorldWaterDay, #RiversNPS

March 31: César Chávez Day of Service & Learning (César Chávez’s Birthday)

Last updated: November 22, 2021