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05/20/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. of Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium with J. Sterling Morton Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. has been awarded the Foundation's J. Sterling Morton Award. This award recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation. Continue reading...

05/16/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Team Willamette

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Team Willamette of Oregon has been awarded the Foundation's Headwaters Award. This award celebrates innovative programs -- in rural or urban areas -- that support the improvement of water quality and quantity through forestry activities. The award will be presented on May 23, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Everett West. Continue reading...

05/13/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Friends of Grand Rapids Parks has been awarded the Foundation's 2019 Spirit of Arbor Day Award. Continue reading...

05/06/19

City of Charlotte Recognized as Champion of Trees

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that the City of Charlotte has been awarded the Foundation's Champion of Trees Award. This award 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...

05/01/19

Verizon Honored With Arbor Day Foundation's Friend of the Forest Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Verizon has been awarded the Friend of the Forest award, which recognizes a corporation and its leaders for their commitment to using trees and forests to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets. Continue reading...

04/18/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2019 Arbor Day Award Winners

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2019 Arbor Day awards. Individuals and organizations are being recognized for their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. Continue reading...

04/18/19

Arbor Day Foundation Drives Green Infrastructure Projects with a $250,000 Grant From Bank of America

The Arbor Day Foundation today announced a $250,000 grant from Bank of America to expand the tree canopy in urban communities and strengthen neighborhoods against the impacts of a changing climate. Continue reading...

04/17/19

20 Cities Awarded TD Green Space Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighborhoods

Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the inaugural TD Green Space Grants program, providing a total of $400,000 USD. Continue reading...

04/04/19

Mary Kay Inc. and the Arbor Day Foundation Partner Together to Celebrate America's Oldest Environmental Holiday

On April 26, Americans young and old will celebrate America's oldest environmental holiday: Arbor Day. Continue reading...

03/20/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches the Time for Trees™ Initiative to Plant 100 Million Trees by 2022

The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022 – the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day. Continue reading...

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