Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day: In this webinar Tracy Blevins presents ways to show your appreciation for trees and tree planting efforts. Learn how the Arbor Day Foundation and others are celebrating Arbor Day online.
Links from the presentation:
- Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day by Tracy Blevins https://infoplantsmap.wpengine.com/journal/about/celebrate-arbor-day-every-day/
- American Forests – Tree Equity https://www.americanforests.org/what-we-do/create-tree-equity/
- VT Dendrology YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC89h… –
- The first observance of Arbor Day was on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska. It was started by J. Sterling Morton and his wife Caroline Joy French as a day dedicated to tree planting in their community.
- Arbor Day Activities 2020 at https://celebratearborday.com
- If you tag the Arbor Day Foundation on social media and share a photo of your favorite tree along with #ArborDayatHome they will plant a tree on your behalf in one of our nation’s forests – up to 50,000 trees!
- Ways to Celebrate Arbor Day in a Time of Social Distancing https://arbordayblog.org/celebrate-arbor-day/6-ways-to-celebrate-arbor-day-in-a-time-of-social-distancing/
- Carly’s Kids Corner (https://www.arborday.org/kids) – fun and educational resources to connect children with nature. The site includes interactive games that highlight that value of trees.
- Time for Trees Initiative (https://timefortrees.org) where the goal is that by 2022 (150th Anniversary of Arbor Day) they will have planted 100 million trees in forests & communities around the globe. Learn more about supporting and getting involved.
- Project Learning Tree provides environmental literacy and stewardship through education and curriculum resources that incorporate trees and forests. Activities for families: https://www.plt.org/activities-for-families.
- Ecosia – The search engine that plants trees! https://ecosia.org
- CNBC Series on Urban forests and the transformation of cities (3 episodes) https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/17/urban-forests-and-the-transformation-of-cities-part-one.html
- My Plants Map – document your tree stories https://help.plantsmap.com/article/52-sign-up-gettings-started-tips