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7/18/17

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In September 2013, City of Bolder Parks and Recreation Department Forestry staff discovered an EAB infestation within the city. The estimated number of public, private, and naturalized ash in Boulder is over 70,000 trees. The Boulder Tree...Read More

10/20/15

Planting Trees at Home and Changing Lives Around the Globe: A Note from the Chief Executive

It’s autumn here in North America with plenty of signs that this is tree-planting season. Fall foliage is fresh on our minds. Cool crispness fills the air. Flocks are migrating. Furry wildlife anticipates hibernation. And it’s an ideal time to plant trees...Read More

7/17/15

Arbor Lodge: Witness to the Birth of Conservation

When President Theodore Roosevelt wanted to deliver a message to the people, he knew how to first get the attention of the press. So it was in April of 1907 that he chose to plant a tree and use Arbor Day as a rallying cry for forest conservation...Read More

4/23/15

Celebrating 50 Million Trees

For nearly a quarter of a century, members of the Arbor Day Foundation have contributed to the replanting of forests throughout our nation that have fallen victim to wildfires, insects, storms or disease epidemics. This year the 50 millionth tree will be planted in this ambitious restoration campaign...Read More

4/21/15

Have You Visited a National Forest Lately? White River National Park

Majesty. Wonder. The spirit of adventure. It’s all tucked amid the trees . . . waiting for you. Have you explored one of America’s national forests lately? Find out how you can help revitalize our nation’s forests...Read More

2/9/15

Restoring the Environment & Lifting Spirits Community Tree Recovery Volunteers

When storms or wildfires strike a community, the comfort of familiar surroundings is part of the toll wrought by the disaster. Once injuries and property damage are addressed, the slow recovery process begins and this is where Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Program swings into action. ...Read More

12/18/14

Energy-Saving Trees Program Provides Hope for Pilger Pilger Volunteers

On June 16, 2014, twin EF4 tornadoes ripped through the small town of Pilger, NE. More than three-fourths of the town was destroyed, and two people lost their lives. Black Hills Energy, the energy provider for the community, was onsite shortly after the storm to provide emergency service. But these people were like family to the BHE employees, so the company wanted to do more to help support the future of the town. ...Read More

10/30/14

We Live in a Connected World: A Note from the Chief Executive Matt Harris

More than a century ago, noted conservation leader John Muir said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to the rest of the universe.” We live in a connected world. Certainly today, with cell phones, the Internet and Facebook, you might say people are more connected with each other than ever. But as I recall that long-ago quote from John Muir, I think of examples of how people are connected to ...Read More

4/29/11

Member Donations Plant Trees at Pike National Forest

It took an act of courage for Theodore Roosevelt to set aside land from the public domain for what became our National Forests. He was opposed by powerful special-interest groups and vilified by western settlers. But thanks to Roosevelt’s vision—and the leadership of Gifford Pinchot, first chief of the U.S. Forest Service—a legacy was created. Today, these public lands are treasures used for recreation, fish and wildlife ...Read More


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11/08/18

The Arbor Day Foundation and Kohler Co. Announce a New Tree Planting Partnership

The Arbor Day Foundation and Kohler Co. announced today a new tree planting partnership aimed at expanding the tree canopies of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and the City of Maywood, Wisconsin. ...Read More

10/30/18

NASCAR Continues Sustainability Efforts With the Arbor Day Foundation

The NASCAR Green Race for Trees Campaign – a sustainability partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, NASCAR, Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas A&M AgriLife and Harris County Master Gardener Association - will distribute 500 new trees this year to homeowners in Houston. ...Read More

10/30/18

7-Eleven's RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees with the Arbor Day Foundation

In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW™ reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for a whole day with no environmental impact. ...Read More

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