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20 Cities Awarded TD Green Space Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighborhoods

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LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, April 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the inaugural TD Green Space Grants program, providing a total of $400,000 USD. The goal of these grants is to support green infrastructure development, tree planting, forestry stewardship and community green space expansion as a means to advance environmental and economic benefits.

Video | Bridgestone Donated Nearly 6,000 Acres to Nature Conservancy in Tennessee

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In June 2018, Bridgestone Americas made the largest land donation to The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee’s history. The land is in White County, approximately 80 miles east of Nashville, and is connected to 10,000 acres previously donated by Bridgestone.

"This will be a place for birds, rabbits, quail, and other animals to nest," says Billy Bryant, Bridgestone's Chestnut Mountain Propery manager since 1973. "People can also enjoy it, hike it, horseback ride through it...you can't reproduce it."

NAEM Expands EHS&S Excellence Awards as 2019 Nominations Open

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To honor outstanding corporate leaders whose efforts are transforming companies from within, the National Association for Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Management (NAEM) is expanding its Excellence Awards program in 2019, the association announced today.

The new Leadership in Action award will recognize three individual leaders whose influence have strengthened organizational commitment to EHS&S excellence.

Mary Kay Inc. and the Arbor Day Foundation Partner Together to Celebrate America’s Oldest Environmental Holiday

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – On April 26, Americans young and old will celebrate America’s oldest environmental holiday: Arbor Day. Arbor Day was established in 1872 in the Great Plains, an area of the country not often associated with trees. But Arbor Day isn’t about the past — it’s about the future. Mary Kay, a corporate leader in sustainability, has committed to planting one tree for every social post featuring “#ArborDay” — up to 25,000 trees.

Fire Meteorologist Helps Lead SCE’s Wildfire Prevention Efforts

The fire scientist is the first-ever at the utility and will use data and algorithms to help fight California’s wildfires. by Reggie Kumar
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Not everyone who fights wildfires is a firefighter. Some, like Tom Rolinski, fight fires with algorithms and weather modeling data. On a typical day, you can find Southern California Edison’s “wildfire whisperer” behind a computer screen using high-tech software to help prevent the next big wildfire.

International Day of Forests Celebrates Sustainably Managed Forests

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Each year on March 21, we celebrate the International Day of Forests to raise awareness of the importance of sustainably managed forests.

XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests

New Report Created in Partnership with Kimberly-Clark Outlines Pathways to Promote a Healthier Ecosystem
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CULVER CITY, Calif., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Today, on the United Nations’ International Day of Forests, XPRIZE is releasing the Future of Forests Impact Roadmap, created in partnership with Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

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.

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