National Arbor Day Foundation

The purpose of the National Arbor Day Foundation is to engage in educational and charitable activities including officially promoting the annual observance of Arbor Day; creating an awareness and appreciation of trees as a fundamental, renewable natural resource; stimulating a world-wide program of tree and horticultural planting and care; and maintaining the estate of Arbor Day founder, J. Sterling Morton, Arbor Day Farm, as an environmental education resource.

For more information, or to contact National Arbor Day Foundation, see their website at: www.arborday.org

» Recent News

Builders and Developers Recognized in Building With Trees Award Program
03 Jun 04 | Conservation-minded builders and developers around the country have been named to receive 2004 Awards of Excellence in the Building With Trees recognition program.

National Arbor Day Foundation Announces Annual Awards
02 Apr 03 | Leaders in tree planting and environmental stewardship from around the country will be honored by The National Arbor Day Foundation at its 31st annual Arbor Day Awards banquet held on Saturday, April 26.

Eco Golf Supports The National Arbor Day Foundation
11 Nov 02 | Eco Golf, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly golf accessories, has become a corporate sponsor for The National Arbor Day Foundation. Eco Golf will support the Foundation`s tree planting and educational programs through its sponsorship.

Special Recognition Given to 27 Tree City USA Communities
17 Jul 01 | - The National Arbor Day Foundation has created a new distinction for communities that have shown exceptional commitment to the Foundation's Tree City USA program. The Sterling Award, taken from the name of Arbor Day Founder J. Sterling Morton, ...

U.S. Military Bases Receive Tree City USA Recognition
08 Jun 01 | - A record 97 United States military installations, including three in Germany and one in the Republic of Korea, have earned 2000 Tree City USA status from The National Arbor Day Foundation. "The Tree City USA award makes people more aware of ...

Oak Selected For America's National Tree
27 Apr 01 | - The people have selected the oak as their choice for America's National Tree in a nationwide vote hosted by The National Arbor Day Foundation on its Web site, arborday.org. Results of the Vote for America's National Tree were announced today at ...

Shreveport Fifth Grader Wins 2001 Arbor Day National Poster Contest
27 Apr 01 | Allison, a fifth grader from Shreveport, La., is the national winner in the 2001 Arbor Day National Poster Contest, presented by The National Arbor Day Foundation and sponsored by Toyota Motor Corporation. Allison also will receive a $1,000 ...

Arbor Day Celebration Planned At Arbor Day Farm
09 Apr 01 | Originally part of J. Sterling Morton's estate, today Arbor Day Farm is a National Historic Landmark owned and operated by The National Arbor Day Foundation. Additional information on the Arbor Day Weekend Celebration is available by calling ...

2001 Arbor Award Winners Announced
01 Apr 01 | Award winners are recognized for their leadership in the cause of tree planting, conservation, and environmental stewardship. - Trees for Houston, Houston, Texas, winner of this year's final Education Award for the environmental contributions of ...

Building With Trees Awards of Excellence Announced
02 Mar 01 | Nebraska City, Neb. -- Conservation-minded builders and developers around the country have been named to receive the 2001 Awards of Excellence in the Building With Trees Recognition program. The program, created in 1998 by The National Arbor Day ...

Dogwood, Maple, Oak, Pine and Redwood Announced Five Leading Trees in Vote for National Tree
01 Feb 01 | The Arbor Day Foundation began hosting the Vote for America's National Tree on January 1, 2001. The Foundation will announce the people's choice for America's National Tree on April 27, National Arbor Day, at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, ...

National Arbor Day Foundation Receives Grant from Toyota Motor Corporation
26 Jan 01 | , - The National Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced a partnership that includes a $380,790 grant from The Toyota Foundation for use in continuing youth educational programs in tree planting. The National Arbor...

Arbor Day Foundation Hosts Vote For America's National Tree
01 Jan 01 | The National Arbor Day Foundation is hosting a process that makes it possible for people to vote for America's National Tree, either by visiting the Foundation's website, arborday.org, or through the mail. People without Internet access can mail ...

ArborLinks Home Course Will Bring Championship Golf, Enhanced Environmental Stewardship to Nebraska City
21 Dec 00 | - The ArborLinks Home Course, a national model of environmental quality, is now under construction at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City through the cooperation of The National Arbor Day Foundation, Landscapes Unlimited, and the Palmer Course Design ...

Peter Kiewit Foundation Announces $17,500 Challenge Grant For Repair of Historic Morton Barns at Arbor Day Farms
18 Oct 00 | - The Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded The National Arbor Day Foundation a $17,500 challenge grant to help repair the roof of the Historic Morton Barns at Arbor Day Farm. Since their dedication as a National Historic Landmark in 1990, the ...

Lied Foundation Trust Awards $1.725 Million Challenge Grant for Lied Greenhouse at Arbor Day Farm
25 Sep 00 | -- The Lied Foundation Trust has announced a $1.725 million challenge grant for The National Arbor Day Foundation to build an educational greenhouse at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City. "We're very grateful to the Lied Foundation for their ongoing...

Builders Encouraged to Enter Building With Trees Awards of Excellence Competition
19 May 00 | Conservation-minded builders and developers are invited to enter the 2001 Building With Trees Awards of Excellence competition, sponsored by The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of Home Builders. Awards ...

John Deere Provides Equipment to National Arbor Day Foundation
19 May 00 | Nebraska City, Neb. - John Deere has donated the use of several pieces of equipment to The National Arbor Day Foundation for use at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Neb. "We're grateful to John Deere for providing this equipment for the 2000 ...

National Arbor Day Foundation Names Chair & Vice Chair of Board of Trustee
01 May 00 | Nebraska City, Neb. -- Preston Cole, City Forestry Service Manager for the City of Milwaukee, Wis., has been named the Chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Arbor Day Foundation, and William P. Kruidenier, Executive Director of the ...

U.S. Military Bases Receive Tree City USA Recognition
01 May 00 | Overseas installations earning 1999 Tree City status are the 279th Base Support Battalion, Bamberg, Germany; Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; and Osan Air Base, the Republic of Korea. "The Tree City USA award makes people more aware of community ...

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