More than 130,000 trees to be planted in Virginia, Georgia and Kentucky
LINCOLN, Neb., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and The Hershey Company are pleased to announce a reforestation partnership focusing on repairing national forests damaged by species invasions, resource extraction and forest fires in Kentucky, Florida and Virginia. The 133,333 trees planted benefit the Paul Van Booven Wildlife Area (KY), South Quay Sandhills Preserve (VA) and the Sansavilla Wildlife Management Area (GA).
Milestone Planting Day will restore Houston park devastated by Hurricane Harvey
LINCOLN, Neb., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – This spring, the Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper will celebrate the 10th planting day event of Project UP™, a partnership to revitalize neighborhoods across North America through tree planting. Project UP turns abandoned and neglected urban spaces into clean, green neighborhood gathering places where families and individuals can come together, relax and thrive.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award recognizes emerging leaders in the tree planting community
LINCOLN, Neb., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Erica Smith Fichman has been awarded the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award which recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years.
The award will be presented the day before National Arbor Day at a private reception on Thursday April 26, 2018.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planting
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 advancing tree planting and care through a record of education, work experience, talent and temperament.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Water Quality Programming
LINCOLN, Neb., April 25, 2018/3BL Media/– The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Cacapon Institute of West Virginia have been awarded the Foundation’s inaugural Headwaters Award which celebrates innovative programs — in rural or urban areas — that support the improvement of water quality and quantity through forestry activities.
The award will be presented on Monday, April 30, coinciding with the town’s Arbor Day celebration.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award Recognizes Commitment to Using Trees in Sustainability Goals
LINCOLN, Neb., April 24, 2018/3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Procter & Gamble Family care has been awarded the Friend of the Forest Award which recognizes a corporation and its leaders for their commitment to using trees and forests to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets. The award will be presented on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at a Town Hall meeting at Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati.
April Marks the 146th Arbor Day – People Encouraged to Take Action
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 celebratearborday.com.
More than an additional 125,000 trees planted to protect and restore critical water ways
LINCOLN, Neb., March 15, 2018/3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and Publix are pleased to announce an expanded collaboration to help restore Florida’s water ways with additional tree plantings in the Little Orange Creek Preserve and the Withlacoochee River Watershed, building on the inaugural watershed partnership which had focused on the cleaning and restoration of the Ocklawaha River Watershed in Alachua, Marion and Lake Counties in Florida.
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.