Arbor Day Foundation

Arbor Day Foundation Awards Finalists Announced

Leaders in tree planting, conservation, and environmental stewardship from around the country and world to be honored through the annual Arbor Day Awards
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LINCOLN, Neb., January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  The Arbor Day Foundation has announced finalists for its annual recognition program with the winners to be announced prior to National Arbor Day on April 27, 2018. Since 1972, the Foundation has presented awards for work at the international, national, state, and community levels to recognize conservation efforts such as tree planting and care, Arbor Day celebrations, education, community projects, and roadside beautification. This year 24 finalists have been identified for six awards including:

Energy-Saving Trees and Oncor Electric Delivery Celebrate Five Years of Providing Environmental Benefits to Texas

40,000 Trees Provided to Texas Residents with Benefits Exceeding $23 Million
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LINCOLN, Neb., December 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Energy-Saving Trees, a program of the Arbor Day Foundation, and Oncor Electric Delivery are celebrating the completion of their fifth year of partnership resulting in valuable social and environmental impact to Oncor customers across the state of Texas.

Verizon Makes 250,000 Tree Commitment With the Arbor Day Foundation to Restore Hurricane Destroyed Tree Canopies in Forests and Communities

Verizon Expands Partnership With Arbor Day Foundation Through the Hurricane Tree Recovery Program
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LINCOLN, Neb., December 21, 2017 /3BL Media/–  The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an expanded partnership with Verizon as part of its newly launched Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign. Verizon has committed 250,000 trees as part of the tree restoration efforts in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. This comes on the heels of Verizon’s existing partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, which has planted more than 100,000 trees over the past year and a half.

Infographic: In Its 41st Year, the Tree City USA Program Is Still Going Strong

Tree City USA is the framework for sustained urban forests across the country
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The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees.

Tree City USA Is Greening Communities Across the Country

Communities reap the benefits of strong and sustainable urban forestry programs
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With the support of our members and partners, the Tree City USA program has strengthened and sustained urban forests across the country. From the Gulf of Alaska to the Gulf Coast, more than 143 million Americans are living in Tree City USA towns and cities that pay particular attention to tree planting, management, and care.

Alliance for Community Tree Groups Are Dedicated to Improving the Livability of Towns and Cities Through Tree Planting

Local nonprofit tree planting organizations across the country join together for learning and idea sharing
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Local impact happens when community-based tree planting organizations create projects that involve citizens, schools, churches, and government. This is the work of the 125 members of the Alliance for Community Trees program. for Community Trees program. Founded in 1993 and merged with the Arbor Day Foundation in 2015, the Alliance for Community Trees is an integral part of improving communities and towns across the country with trees.

Community Tree Recovery: Restoring Neighborhoods, One Tree at a Time

In the wake of natural disasters, you can help bring healing and hope to communities and the people who live there
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Trees play a vital role in our communities. So when natural disasters strike, the loss of trees is much more than meets the eye. The Community Tree Recovery program was created out of the great need for trees in the wake of natural disasters. Through this program, residents who lost trees in major disasters caused by wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and insects can receive free trees to plant in their yards. This work is critical for re-establishing neighborhood trees…as well as a sense of community.

Arbor Day Foundation and The Nebraska Environmental Trust Unveil Fuelwood Energy Plant Visitor Gallery at Lied Lodge and Conference Center

NET Granted Caps Off $9.5 Million Dollar Property Renewal, Funding Biomass Educational Exhibits
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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the completion of educational exhibits located in the Visitor Gallery of the Fuelwood Energy Plant located on the grounds of Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm. The exhibits will explain and interpret the process used in the plant for turning trees into energy as well as highlight the importance of biomass.

VIDEO: Explore Our National Treasures

Majesty. Wonder. The spirit of adventure. It’s all tucked amid the trees . . . waiting for you.
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Our forests are a treasured legacy threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires. But Foundation members, corporate sponsors, and partners continue to respond to the need for replanting.

How You Can Help Restore Communities and Forests Devastated by Recent Hurricanes

The Arbor Day Foundation has launched a Hurricane Tree Recovery campaign
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“We’re fine. We survived.”

“It’s just material things.”

“I know a guy with a tree remover, so I’m going to call him and get to work.”

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