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Restoring the Essentials of Life

Our nation’s forests are at threat, but the Arbor Day Foundation is committed to revitalizing them
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Arbor Day Foundation members and partners are integral to supporting reforestation efforts around the world. In the last 30 years, our members and partners have provided the resources to fund big planting projects in areas of high-need. The trees we’ve planted in the last three decades are restoring watersheds that provide drinking water to millions of Americans, reinstating critical wildlife habitat, sequestering carbon, cleaning the air, and improving life for people in surrounding communities.

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches the Time for Trees™ Initiative to Plant 100 Million Trees by 2022

Initiative unites corporations, communities and citizens to take critical action to preserve the necessities of life affected by climate change
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022 – the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day. The initiative will leverage trees as a simple, powerful way to preserve the necessities of life on Earth that are becoming increasingly compromised, as well as reverse the damage done by climate change.

SCS Now Offers Certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s® Chain of Custody Standard

Forest product organizations can now achieve triple Chain of Custody certification to SFI®, FSC®, and PEFC through SCS
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is now offering chain of custody certification to the  Sustainable Forestry Initiative  (SFI) Chain of Custody Standard.  SFI is a leading, credible certification in North America for responsible forest products.

The Largest On-Site Day-of-Service in Timberland History

Timberland volunteers serve Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic
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On January 24, 2019, a team of more than 2,500 volunteers from Timberland met at the Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic for the largest on-site day-of-service in the company's history, serving 11,697 hours.

The team of volunteers planted 2,200 trees of different species and cleared 64 acres of trash, rocks, and debris from the botanic garden and river trail. In addition to these reforestation services, Timberland has also donated tools and boots to the garden. 

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2019 Arbor Day Award Winners

Leaders in environmental stewardship from across the country recognized with an Arbor Day Award
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2019 Arbor Day awards. Individuals and organizations are being recognized for their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. The winners will be presented their award at a reception in their honor in their local community throughout the month of May. 

VIDEO - Forest Carbon Offset Verification: What to Expect During a Field Visit

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SCS Global Services is a leading provider of carbon offset verification, with more than a decade of experience. We conduct independent, third-party assessments to ensure that projects comply with standards and achieve their sequestration goals.

Southern California Edison Files 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Southern California Edison today filed its proposed 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission.

Holland Board of Public Works Offering 300 Free Trees to Residents through Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees Program

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LINCOLN, Neb., February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW), partnering with the City of Holland, is providing 300 free trees to HBPW electric customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. This program helps communities across the United States save energy and expand their tree canopies.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces Extended Partnership With Redwood Living

Redwood Living, Inc. commits to plant 10,000 trees in our nation’s forests
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LINCOLN, Neb., February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an extended partnership with Redwood Living, Inc. (Redwood)—a development and property management company—to plant trees in forests of greatest need. The partnership was first formed in 2018 when Redwood Living supported the planting of 10,000 trees on Vinton and Harrison County mined land in Ohio, restoring critical wildlife habitat.

Do People Cheat When No One’s Looking? Implications for Environmental Management

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Many environmental management programs offer people incentives to engage in conservation activities. But these activities, carried out on a local level, often are difficult to monitor. Are people inclined to cheat to get the incentives? Research led by Rohit Jindal of the MacEwan University Business School in Edmonton, Alberta and Erb Institute Faculty Director Joe Árvai set out to answer this question.

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