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INFOGRAPHIC: Investing in Community Trees

NeighborWoods Month marks the celebration of community forests
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Young people are told that if they want to retire comfortably, they need to start saving a little money early in life. Deposits, even with low interest rates, over time, add up to surprisingly large yields of cash.

This same concept can be applied to trees. The “deposits” are trees planted, and the yields are the myriad benefits trees provide.

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The Time to Plant Is Now: Help Us Restore Our Forests

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As we continue to experience record-setting fires each year, the Arbor Day Foundation knows that it will take a multi-faceted approach to restore the natural landscape that has been destroyed in communities and to build resiliency in forests near and far. In 1988, the Yellowstone Fires were the catalyst for the creation of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Reforestation program, which helped to restore 8,000 acres of severely burned land in the adjoining Gallatin National Forest.

CenterPoint Energy Offering 2,000 Free Trees to Houston Residents Through Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees Program

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LINCOLN, Neb., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/  CenterPoint Energy is providing 2,000 free trees to residents in Houston through Energy-Saving Trees, an Arbor Day Foundation program that helps conserve energy and reduce energy bills through strategic tree planting.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy Programs Launch Fall Planting Season

More than 27,000 trees to be distributed to homeowners across the country to promote energy savings and fuller tree canopies
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the beginning of its fall tree planting initiatives through its Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs.

Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Brambles and CHEP for International Reforestation Projects

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LINCOLN, Neb., October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation, CHEP and Brambles, CHEP’s parent company and a global supply-chain logistics leader operating in more than 60 countries, have announced a partnership that will plant trees in the United States and France. At a recent event, Brambles and CHEP kicked off the partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation by donating $75,000 to begin the reforestation projects. As part of their commitment, Brambles and CHEP will plant 60,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley and 5,000 trees in the Landes region of France this year.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Community Tree Recovery Campaign Distributes Free Trees to Local Texas Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Arbor Day Foundation program helps rebuild and beautify communities one tree at a time
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, Texas Roadhouse and FedEx will distribute 1,000 new trees this year to homeowners in Port Aransas, Texas at the Old Town Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The festival will be located at Port Aransas Community Center, 408 N. Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373. These new trees will be free of charge and help to replace trees damaged and destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Pennsylvania Community Tree Recovery Campaign Partners With TruGreen, FedEx and Tree Pittsburgh to Distribute Free Trees to Local Pittsburgh Residents Affected by Emerald Ash Borer

Arbor Day Foundation program helps rebuild and beautify communities one tree at a time
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PITTSBURGH, October 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Pittsburgh Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and TruGreen, FedEx and Tree Pittsburgh will distribute 500 new trees this year to homeowners in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Zoo parking lot, 7370 Baker Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. These new trees will be free of charge and help to replace trees lost to emerald ash borer.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Community Tree Recovery Campaign Partners With Praxair, TruGreen, FedEx, Texas A&M Forest Service, LMC/Embark and Memorial City Mall to Distribute Free Trees to Local Texas Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Arbor Day Foundation program helps rebuild and beautify communities one tree at a time
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HOUSTON, October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Tree Recovery Campaign will hold a tree distribution event in Houston, TX on Saturday, October 13, 2018, for homeowners to replace trees lost in Hurricane Harvey. This event is a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, Praxair, TruGreen, FedEx, Texas A&M Forest Service, LMC/Embark and Memorial City Mall will distribute 1,000 new trees to local residents from 9:00 a.m. until noon at The Lawn at Memorial City, 9755 ½ Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024. These trees will be free of charge.

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Miami Community Tree Recovery Campaign Partners with Verizon, FedEx, Million Trees Miami and Miami-Dade County to Distribute Free Trees to Local Miami Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Arbor Day Foundation Program Helps Rebuild and Beautify Communities One Tree at a Time
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MIAMI, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Miami Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and Verizon, FedEx, Million Trees Miami and Miami-Dade County will distribute 1,000 new trees this year to homeowners in Miami, Florida, on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Tropical Estates Park, 10201 SW 48 Street, Miami, FL 33165. These new trees will be free of charge, and help to replace trees damaged and destroyed by Hurricane Irma. 

The Arbor Day Foundation and Texas Roadhouse Partner to Green Up Louisville

Texas Roadhouse employees plant trees in Beckley Creek Park and distribute free trees to residents
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Friday, October 5, The Arbor Day Foundation and Texas Roadhouse will plant trees in Beckley Creek Park and distribute free trees to Jefferson Country residents to plant in their yards. The first 225 resident who visit Texas Roadhouse (13321 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Kentucky) on October 6, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. receive a free tree and an opportunity to meet with specially-trained Citizen Forester volunteers to learn instructions for tree planting and long-term maintenance.

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