Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Youth-Led Tree Planting Initiative
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.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Excellence in Urban Forest Management
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.
International Awards Recognize Environmental Leaders and Organizations
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
Event Kicks-off Arbor Foundation’s Initiative to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by 2017 Hurricanes
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.
Leaders in tree planting, conservation, and environmental stewardship from around the country and world to be honored through the annual Arbor Day Awards
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:
40,000 Trees Provided to Texas Residents with Benefits Exceeding $23 Million
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 Expands Partnership With Arbor Day Foundation Through the Hurricane Tree Recovery Program
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.
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.
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.
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.