Arbor Day Foundation

Keep Indiana Beautiful’s David Forsell Recognized With J. Sterling Morton Award

International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planting
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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.

Cacapon Institute Honored With Arbor Day Foundation’s Headwaters Award

International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Water Quality Programming
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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.

Procter & Gamble Family Care Honored With Arbor Day Foundation’s Friend of the Forest

International Arbor Day Foundation Award Recognizes Commitment to Using Trees in Sustainability Goals
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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.

Nationwide Celebrations and Tree Planting Opportunities Announced for Arbor Day, America’s Oldest Environmental Holiday

April Marks the 146th Arbor Day – People Encouraged to Take Action
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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.

Arbor Day Foundation and Publix Collaborating to Protect the Natural Waters of Florida

More than an additional 125,000 trees planted to protect and restore critical water ways
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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.

10 Cities Awarded TD Green Streets Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Low- to Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

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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.

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Plant-for-the-Planet With Spirit of Arbor Day Award

Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Youth-Led Tree Planting Initiative
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Plant-for-the Planet has been awarded the Foundation’s Spirit of Arbor Day Award which recognizes an organization or community that fulfills the Foundation's mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees through programs and activities that have been implemented within the past five years. The award will be presented at Plant-for-the Planet’s global youth summit in Monaco on Friday, March 9, 2018.

City of San Francisco and Friends of the Urban Forest Recognized As Champion of Trees

International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Excellence in Urban Forest Management
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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 and practices for municipal tree planting and care, natural area stewardship or arboriculture. The award will be presented on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2018 Arbor Day Award Winners

International Awards Recognize Environmental Leaders and Organizations
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that six individuals and organizations are the recipients of a 2018 Arbor Day Award in honor of their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. The 2018 Arbor Day Award winners will be presented with their award during their local national Arbor Day celebrations. More information can be found at CelebrateArborDay.com

The 2018 Arbor Day Award winners are:

The Arbor Day Foundation in Partnership With Neat Streets Miami, the Miami-dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department, Fedex and Verizon Gift Free Trees to Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Event Kicks-off Arbor Foundation’s Initiative to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by 2017 Hurricanes
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LINCOLN, Neb., January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with Neat Streets Miami, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department, FedEx and Verizon will be gifting trees to area residents affected by Hurricane Irma. The distribution event will take place during Florida’s Arbor Day weekend on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the North Park Trail, 780 NW 127 Avenue, Miami, FL, 33182, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Miami-Dade County residents will be able to select from a three-gallon fruit or other native trees, while supplies last.

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