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Communities Across the Country Prepare to Celebrate the 145th Arbor Day
LINCOLN, Neb., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – April 28, 2017 marks the 145th celebration of Arbor Day. A holiday established in 1872 in Nebraska City to inspire people to plant trees, it became a legal holiday in 1885. To help people across the country get more easily involved in celebrating the country's first environmental holiday, the Arbor Day Foundation has launched celebratearborday.com....
Apr 19, 2017 8:30 AM ET
Arbor Day Foundation Lands a Grant Toward Hybrid Hazelnut Research
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation is proud to announce the organization is a  recipient of a  three million dollar USDA grant as part of the Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium to expand research on hybrid hazelnuts. Effective as of September 1, 2016, this five-year grant will help the Consortium advance its research plan in creating new cultivars which are high-...
Sep 14, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Arbor Day Foundation Celebrates 60 Millionth Tree Planting
LINCOLN, Neb. June 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is commemorating the planting of the 60 millionth tree in our nation’s forests. Since 1990, the Arbor Day Foundation has been replanting on state and national forest land through the Replanting our Forests program—an initiative to...
Jun 21, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Arbor Day Foundation Celebrates Tree City USA® 40th Anniversary
LINCOLN, Neb., April 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters, is celebrating 40 years of the Tree City USA program with 16 Tree City USA communities that have earned recognition since the inception of the program in 1976. Tree City USA was designed to encourage better care of the nation’s...
Apr 7, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Arbor Day Foundation Rang The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell to Celebrate Earth Day
LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation visited the Nasdaq Market Site in Times Square this morning in celebration of Earth Day and calling attention to the importance of trees. Dan Lambe, President of the Arbor Day Foundation and Michael Hartofilis, Vice President and co-founder of Greenlight Energy rang the opening bell.  The New York Stock Exchange’s (...
Apr 22, 2015 8:30 AM ET

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