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.
[Date: April 23, 2020 | Host: Tracy Blevins]
Links from the presentation:
- Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day by Tracy Blevins https://info.plantsmap.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