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04/24/15

Arbor Day Foundation Works with USDA on Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture & Forestry

Today, with partners including the Arbor Day Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a comprehensive and detailed approach to support land owners in their response to climate change. Continue reading...

04/23/15

Nebraska Forest Service Issues $350,000 Challenge Grant to Support Renewal of Lied Lodge & Conference Center's Fuelwood Plant

The Nebraska Forest Service has issued a $350,000 challenge grant through the TREES Heat Nebraska program to support the fuelwood plant as part of the Lied Lodge & Conference Center's nearly nine million dollar Renewal Project. Continue reading...

04/23/15

Colorado Community Tree Recovery Campaign Distributes Free New Trees This April and May

The Colorado Community Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, the Colorado State Forest Service, Black Forest Together and the Big Thompson Canyon Association – marks the second year of a multi-year campaign to provide 10,000 trees this year to Colorado residents free of charge to replace trees damaged and destroyed by the 2013 Black Forest Fire and Big Thompson Canyon flooding. Continue reading...

04/22/15

Arbor Day Foundation Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell as Prelude to Arbor Day

Dan Lambe, Arbor Day Foundation president, rang today's Nasdaq opening bell as a prelude to Arbor Day (April 24) and calling attention to the importance of trees. Lambe was joined at Nasdaq by Matt Harris, Arbor Day Foundation chief executive. Continue reading...

04/17/15

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council Receives 2015 Arbor Day Award

The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is the recipient of a 2015 Arbor Day Award in honor of its outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. Continue reading...

04/17/15

Arbor Day Foundation Employees Volunteer in Lincoln Public Schools

Arbor Day Foundation staff will visit Lincoln Public School and Parochial classrooms next week to educate students on the history of Arbor Day and the importance of trees. This year, Arbor Day is observed on Friday, April 24. Continue reading...

04/16/15

Peter Kiewit Foundation Grants $250,000 to Lied Lodge & Conference Center Renewal

The Peter Kiewit Foundation has made a $250,000 grant to the Arbor Day Foundation for their Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm nearly nine million dollar Renewal Project. Continue reading...

04/16/15

Arbor Day Foundation Honors 13 Individuals and Organizations for Tree Planting and Conservation

Thirteen individuals and organizations are the recipients of a 2015 Arbor Day Award in honor of their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. Continue reading...

04/15/15

Arbor Day – Planting Trees, Rebuilding Communities and Restoring Hope

As the nation celebrates Arbor Day (April 24), let's reflect on the value of trees, and highlight the important ability of trees to restore hope, bring healing, and lift spirits following natural disasters. Continue reading...

04/15/15

Sherry Trebus/Workforce Solutions Receives 2015 Arbor Day Award

Sherry Trebus/Workforce Solutions is the recipient of a 2015 Arbor Day Award in honor of outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. Continue reading...

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