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City of San Francisco and Friends of the Urban Forest Recognized as Champion of Trees

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that the City of San Francisco and the Friends of the Urban Forest have been awarded the Foundation's Champion of Trees Award which recognizes a government entity, community-based organization or partnership among such groups that has demonstrated exemplary leadership to develop and implement new policies and practices for municipal tree planting and care, natural area stewardship or arboriculture. Continue reading...


The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Plant-for-the-Planet with Spirit of Arbor Day Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Plant-for-the Planet has been awarded the Foundation's Spirit of Arbor Day Award which recognizes an organization or community that fulfills the Foundation's mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees through programs and activities that have been implemented within the past five years. The award will be presented at Plant-for-the Planet's global youth summit in Monaco on Friday, March 9, 2018. Continue reading...


The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2018 Arbor Day Award Winners

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that six individuals and organizations are the recipients of a 2018 Arbor Day Award in honor of their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. The 2018 Arbor Day Award winners will be presented with their award during their local national Arbor Day celebrations. More information can be found at Continue reading...


Arbor Day Foundation Awards Finalists Announced

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced finalists for its annual recognition program with the winners to be announced prior to National Arbor Day on April 27, 2018. Continue reading...


Arbor Day Foundation and The Nebraska Environmental Trust Unveil Fuelwood Energy Plant Visitor Gallery at Lied Lodge and Conference Center

Nebraska City, Neb. (December 6, 2017) – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the completion of educational exhibits located in the Visitor Gallery of the Fuelwood Energy Plant located on the grounds of Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm. Continue reading...


The Arbor Day Foundation Launches National Campaign to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by Recent Hurricanes

The Arbor Day Foundation unveiled a brand-new hurricane tree recovery campaign today to get millions of trees back in the ground in the wake of hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The initiative -- which will engage and mobilize public and private partners -- aims to plant and distribute 5 million trees over the next five years. The Arbor Day Foundation is already engaging with city and state leaders to ensure long-term recovery across the affected regions. Continue reading...


NeighborWoods® Month Survey Reveals That Trees Grow Happier and Healthier Communities

Alliance for Community Trees, a program of the Arbor Day Foundation encompassing a collective of local tree planting nonprofits, kicks off NeighborWoods Month -- the annual celebration of trees and green communities. Continue reading...


Susan Henricks Tapped to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed ICAN – the Institute for Career Advancement Needs – President and CEO Susan L. Henricks to serve for a three-year term. Continue reading...


Crayton Webb Tapped to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Crayton Webb, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas to serve for a three-year-term. Continue reading...


Arbor Day Foundation and Publix Celebrate Florida Clean Water Collaboration

The Arbor Day Foundation and Publix are pleased to announce the initial impact of their inaugural watershed partnership focusing on the cleaning and restoration of the Ocklawaha River Watershed in Alachua, Marion and Lake Counties in Florida. Continue reading...

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