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VIDEO: Our Forests Are Our Heritage

Now more than ever, forests matter. We need them. They need us.
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Our forests are a treasured legacy providing the very necessities of life itself — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires.

In 2018, the Foundation planted more than 6.7 million trees in forests through partnerships with the U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and international partners. And the impact is far-reaching. 

Arbor Day Foundation's Replanting Our Nation's Forests

Thanks to generations past, our forests are our heritage. The conservation of these forests will be our legacy for the future.
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Our forests are a treasured legacy providing the very necessities of life itself — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires. We are thankful for our dedicated Foundation members, corporate sponsors, and partners who continue to respond to the need for replanting.

As Brazil's New President Threatens the Amazon, Brazilian Entrepreneurs Create a Device for Large-scale Forest Restoration

By Peter Kotecki
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Nucleário was created to help with large-scale forest restoration, Rutman said. While his team wants to help restore deforested areas globally, they are starting with Brazil, where 500 devices have been placed in test patches.

Along Brazil's coast, Rutman said, there are about 42 million acres of land that can be reforested. That's roughly the size of Florida.

"Nature needs human help to connect those fragments and create the forest corridors," he said. "We need to do that as soon as possible."

Hy-Vee Extends Arbor Day Foundation Partnership with $100,000 Donation

Minnesota Tree Planting Event Builds Upon Hy-Vee’s Reforestation Commitment
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that it has extended its partnership with Hy-Vee, Inc., a supermarket chain in the Midwest. For the third year in a row, Hy-Vee presented a $100,000 donation to support tree plantings and reforestation projects around the communities it serves. This announcement extends the existing partnership which was initially established in 2014.

Nature-Inspired Reforestation Innovation Wins Ray of Hope Prize®

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The top prize for a biomimetic climate change solution was awarded to a Brazilian team for a system that helps foresters plant more trees in less time.

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The top prize for a biomimetic climate change solution was awarded to a Brazilian team for a system that helps foresters plant more trees in less time.

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.

Member Weekend at Arbor Day Farm Reinvigorates the Arbor Day Foundation’s Mission

The Arbor Day Farm is a magical place for creating memories
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Thanks to the whole group of you, we were treated royally!  You made this weekend so much more than expected – you are a great organization with a great vision - Janet Buetow

This summer, the Arbor Day Foundation invited a select group of long-time Foundation members to enjoy a hosted stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Member weekend was an opportunity for our members to learn more about our programs and see our work come to life.

Engaging with Children: Taking Care of the Planet

Gildan’s employees and their families participate in activities to help the environment.
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Employees and their families in Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Mexico and their children joined in a number of community initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection.  Families participated in reforestation activities and children were invited to compete in an environmental drawing contest and recycling challenge.

A Feast for Iguanas

By Amy Zlatic Corporate Content Marketing Editor
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Judging by their facial expressions, it’s hard to impress iguanas. The reptiles look like they are in a perpetual state of apathy, and possibly harboring a slow-burning grudge. In Guatemala, they had every reason to look like that.

Timberland’s Earth Week Engages Employees in Sustainable Practices for Themselves and for the Brand

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As part of the outdoor lifestyle brand’s fourth annual Earth Week celebration, leading up to global Earth Day on April 22, Timberland hosted a series of environmentally-focused events at its Stratham, NH headquarters. From reforestation and cattle ranching, to sustainable seafood and a tiny house, the week’s full schedule of events was designed to engage employees in the company’s efforts to protect and restore the outdoors, while also providing actionable ideas for adopting more sustainable practices in their own lives.

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