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01/08/20

Arbor Day Foundation Announces Initial Planting Locations for 20 Million #TeamTrees Trees

The Arbor Day Foundation is launching domestic and international planting projects to fulfill its commitment to plant more than 21.5 million trees funded by #TeamTrees, a viral crowdfunding campaign driven by YouTubers MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson) and Mark Rober in late 2019. As early as January 2020, trees will be planted in high-need public and private forests recovering from fire, storms, deforestation, and other threats. Continue reading...

12/19/19

Arbor Day Foundation and YouTube Surpass Donation Goal to Plant 20 Million Trees Through Viral #TeamTrees Movement

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced that as of December 19 2019, at 3:28 p.m. CT, #TeamTrees -- a viral social media campaign driven by YouTube creators Jimmy Donaldson (aka MrBeast) and Mark Rober -- reached its goal of raising $20 million to plant 20 million trees around the globe, beating the initial goal of January 1, 2020. Launched on October 25, the campaign is the largest crowdfunding effort in YouTube's history and one of the fastest-growing environmental fundraising initiatives to-date. Continue reading...

10/25/19

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper to Continue Partnership to Reforest Communities

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper will continue their partnership to plant trees in forests and communities across the country. Continue reading...

09/25/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for 2020 Awards

The Arbor Day Foundation announced a call for nominations for their 2020 Arbor Day Awards, honoring businesses, individuals and organizations that have led exemplary tree planting and environmental practices or programs. Nominations will be accepted through December 6, 2019. Continue reading...

09/03/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches New Tree Campus Healthcare Recognition Program

The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of its new Tree Campus Healthcare program. This one-of-a-kind program aims to transform community health and wellness and ultimately save lives through the health benefits provided by trees, as well as recognize health institutions that make a mission-aligned impact to improve community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement. Continue reading...

07/24/19

Bartlett Tree Experts Supports Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA® Program for Second Year

Bartlett Tree Experts supports the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program for the second year. Continue reading...

07/16/19

Robert Ruano Appointed to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Ecostrata Services Founder and President Robert Ruano to serve for a three-year term. Continue reading...

05/30/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes David Moore, Tree Supervisor at City of Oakland, With Trailblazer Award

The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that David Moore has been honored with the Foundation's Trailblazer Award. Continue reading...

05/23/19

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Brambles|CHEP, P&G and Sustainable Brands to Plant Trees in Detroit

The Arbor Day Foundation is collaborating with Brambles|CHEP, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands to help ReLeaf Michigan plant 35 trees in Detroit's Muliett Park on June 3. The trees will be planted by volunteers attending the 2019 Sustainable Brands Conference being held in Detroit June 3–6, 2019. The new trees will help the city meet its goal of having a park within a ten-minute walk for all residents. Attendees can volunteer by registering here. Continue reading...

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...

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