Hug a tree. It’s Arbor Day


    Arbor Day is this Friday is the tree planting holiday shortly after Earth Day.  Arbor Day in the U.S. has been celebrated since 1872. On April 10.1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska there were over a million trees planted.

    Arbor Day became an actual holiday because the work of the Mayor DuBois, Pennsylvania; Israel McCreight and President Theodore Roosevelt. McCreight had argued that the President’s speeches were limited to the lumber industry and not educating the youth on conservation education.

    Then on April 15, 1907, Roosevelt issued an “Arbor Day Proclamation to the School Children of the United States” to talk about the importance of tree and the conservation.

    Now all around the world Arbor Day is celebrated on different days. The National Arbor Day Foundation provides millions of trees to be planted on this day. It is estimated that over 18 million trees are planted each year on this day.

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