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Drip Drop, How Do Trees Make Flooding Stop?


Natural disasters often strike without warning and wreak havoc wherever they land. A city can never be fully prepared for natural devastation, but there are measures they can put in place that will help reduce the impact. One of the easiest and cheapest tools a city can use is its urban forest. A thick, urban forest can reduce the environmental and economic impact of heavy storms.

Common Tree Pests and How to Spot Them


Guest post by John Lang of Friendly Tree.

Spring is a wonderful time of year, when everything around us is bursting to life. This, of course, includes pesky insects that have it out for your trees.

As the weather warms up, pests come out of the woodwork, so to speak, and you’ll want to know what signs to look for. When trees are stressed after a long winter, they are especially susceptible to attack.

Arbor Day Foundation Announces Expanded Partnership With Denver Mattress to Plant in the Mississippi River Valley

Denver Mattress to plant a tree for each Aspen Mattress sold
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LINCOLN, Neb., June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation announced an expanded partnership with Denver Mattress to plant at least 10,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley. Through the partnership, the Arbor Day Foundation will plant one tree per Aspen Collection Mattress sold.  Aspen, by Denver Mattress, is thoughtfully designed in Colorado and committed to sustainability.

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With TD and Sustainable Brands on Tree Planting to Beautify Vancouver Park

Groups participate in Vancouver’s 2020 Greenest City Action Plan
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., May 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation in collaboration with TD Bank Group and Sustainable Brands are planting trees and doing clean-up at Stanley Park, Vancouver's first, largest and most well-known urban park on June 4.

NASCAR and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce New Community Tree Recovery Initiative

Trees to be planted across race communities devastated by natural disasters; NASCAR supports preservation of environment through year-long effort
Press Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As Earth Day approaches this weekend, NASCAR along with select Official Partners and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced a new initiative that will be responsible for planting and distributing trees to communities devastated by natural disasters across the United States.

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

30,000 trees to be distributed to homeowners across the country to promote energy savings and fuller tree canopies
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the beginning of its spring tree planting initiatives through its Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs.

Now Is the Time for Trees: A Message from Arbor Day Foundation President Dan Lambe

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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.

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Hershey in Reforestation Efforts

More than 130,000 trees to be planted in Virginia, Georgia and Kentucky
Press Release

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). 

The Arbor Day Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal to Plant 1,000+ Trees in California, Colorado, Florida and Texas Communities Devastated by Recent Natural Disasters

Hundreds of volunteers take part in urban planting initiative in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, California wildfires and invasive insects in Denver

Part of Comcast Cares Day, Largest Single-Day Corporate Service Event in the Country

Press Release

Part of Comcast Cares Day, Largest Single-Day Corporate Service Event in the Country

Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper Celebrate 10th Project UP™ Planting Day

Milestone Planting Day will restore Houston park devastated by Hurricane Harvey
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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.


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