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The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes David Moore, Tree Supervisor at City of Oakland, With Trailblazer Award

The award recognizes emerging leaders in the forestry community
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that David Moore has been honored with the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award. The award recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years. David will receive the award at a reception on June 6 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Arsenal in Central Park, New York City.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium with J. Sterling Morton Award

The Award Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planting and Conservation
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 20,2019 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. has been awarded the Foundation's J. Sterling Morton Award. This award recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation. Dr. Louis will be honored with the award on May 24 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, Scott Aquarium Conference Center. 

Can What We Buy Help Save Forests?

The choices we make as consumers can make a big difference in protecting forests and creating better lives for the people who live and work in them.
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Ever heard of the Forest Stewardship Council or the Rainforest Alliance? Maybe not. But if you look, you may see logos for these leading environmental groups on some of your favorite paper products. For many consumers, this may be surprisingly good news: the products we prefer to buy for their quality, durability and softness may also help us help preserve the planet and support a better way of life for countless workers and their families.

Consumers Energy Helps Grand Rapids Reach 40% Tree Canopy Goal

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Did you know one tree can produce enough oxygen for up to four people? According to the Arbor Day Foundation, planting trees has many benefits including improving air quality, protecting wildlife and enabling energy savings.

ANGEL'S ENVY® Supports the Future of Bourbon Through White Oak Preservation

Distiller plants more than 20,000 trees through 5th annual "Toast The Trees" campaign
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ANGEL'S ENVY, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, hand-finished whiskeys, wants to help ensure that forests of oak trees will stand tall for future generations.

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

Press Release

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.

5 Tips for Planting and Caring for Trees This Arbor Day

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Trees are not only beautiful to look at; they also serve important purposes in our communities and all over the world. They provide the oxygen we breathe, regulate the temperature of our neighborhoods, provide food and shelter for wildlife and add value to our homes. If you’ve ever wanted to plant trees in your own yard, or if you want to join a community tree planting project, Arbor Day is a great time to get started. National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, this year falling on April 26. There may even be Arbor Day events happening in your community.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2019 Arbor Day Award Winners

Leaders in environmental stewardship from across the country recognized with an Arbor Day Award
Press Release

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. 

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.

The Journey to Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

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In 2017, the United States experienced unprecedented devastation from three major hurricanes that struck weeks apart from each other.  The following year, we endured this devastation once again when Hurricanes Florence and Michael started their paths of destruction in North Carolina and Florida, respectively.

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