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Keep Indiana Beautiful’s David Forsell Recognized With J. Sterling Morton Award
LINCOLN, Neb., April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that David Forsell has been awarded the Foundation’s J. Sterling Morton Award which recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation. The individual will have demonstrated a commitment to...
Apr 19, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Now Is the Time for Trees: A Message from Arbor Day Foundation President Dan Lambe
As both Arbor Day and Earth Day approach, it is time for all of us to step up and help our planet thrive. With all the global issues we face today — including poor air and water quality, climate risk, deforestation, poverty, and hunger — more and more corporations are taking a proactive step to become part of the solution. And they are turning to trees to make a difference. Companies...
Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Nationwide Celebrations and Tree Planting Opportunities Announced for Arbor Day, America’s Oldest Environmental Holiday
LINCOLN, Neb., April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – April 27, 2018 marks the 146th celebration of Arbor Day. A holiday established in 1872 in Nebraska City to inspire people to plant trees, it became a national holiday in 1972. To help people across the country get more easily involved in celebrating the country's first environmental holiday, the Arbor Day Foundation has launched...
Apr 2, 2018 8:30 AM ET
10 Cities Awarded TD Green Streets Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Low- to Moderate-Income Neighborhoods
LINCOLN, Neb., March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced the 10 cities that will each receive grants of up to $20,000 from TD Green Streets for innovative urban greening and tree-planting projects in low- to moderate-income areas. "TD Bank is committed to enhancing urban tree...
Mar 20, 2018 8:30 AM ET
City of San Francisco and Friends of the Urban Forest Recognized As Champion of Trees
LINCOLN, Neb., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – 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...
Mar 8, 2018 8:00 AM ET