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  The National Arbor Day Foundation
Arbor Day was officially proclaimed by the young state's Gov. Robert W. Furnas on March 12, 1874, and the day itself was observed April 10, 1874.
But a number of state Arbor Days are at other times to coincide with the best tree planting weather, from January and February in the south to May in the far north.
Arbor Day has now spread beyond the United States and is observed in many countries of the world.
www.arborday.org /arborday/history.html   (678 words)

  
  History of Arbor Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Arbor Day was officially proclaimed by the young state's Gov. Robert W. Furnas on March 12, 1874, and the day itself was observed April 8, 1874.
In 1885, Arbor Day was named a legal holiday in Nebraska and April 22, Morton's birthday, was selected as the date for its permanent observance.
Arbor Day has now spread beyond the United States and is observed in many countries of the world.
www.dnr.ohio.gov /forestry/education/arbordayhistory.htm   (547 words)

  
 Arbor Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arbor Day is a holiday that encourages the planting and care of trees.
Morton proposed Arbor Day as a tree planting holiday in 1872 at a meeting of the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture.
Arbor Day (Singmogil, 식목일) is a public holiday in South Korea on April 5.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arbor_Day   (518 words)

  
 Today in History: April 10
Arbor Day is now officially celebrated worldwide on the last Friday in April.
By 1907, Arbor Day was observed in every state in the Union, principally through school programs.
Arbor Day Leaves, published circa 1893 and featured in Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920, provides a brief history of Arbor Day, an overview of Arbor Day observances, and a sample Arbor Day program typical of those performed in schools throughout the country.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/apr10.html   (324 words)

  
 Arbor Day - Day of Trees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
However, Arbor Day, as it is commonly known today, is of American origin and evolved from conditions peculiar to the Great Plains.
Arbor Day in Australia was first observed on 20 June 1889, in Adelaide, and was organised by Mr J. Ednie-Brown, the South Australian Woods and Forests Department's first conservator.
Arbor Day activities for schools are offered by CALM at The Hills Forest and Wellington Discovery Forest.
www.calm.wa.gov.au /forest_facts/arbor_day.html   (663 words)

  
 Arbor Day History
Arbor Day, the tree planters' holiday, has its roots in Nebraska.
The first statewide Arbor Day in 1872 was a huge success -- over one million trees were planted in a single day.
States often observe Arbor Day on the last Friday of April with programs emphasizing the ideals of trees; while doing the actual planting on the state Arbor Day.
www.kidsarus.org /go4it/Opportunities/Competitions/arborday.htm   (463 words)

  
 Arbor Day
He proposed that a special day be set aside dedicated to tree planting and increasing awareness of the importance of trees.
A second Arbor Day took place in 1884 and the young state made it an annual legal holiday in 1885, using April 22nd to coincide with Morton's birthday.
For the homeowner, Arbor Day is an excellent opportunity to take stock of the trees on your property and plan for the future.
www.arbor-day.net   (403 words)

  
 CD Baby: ARBOR DAY: Radar Boy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Arbor Day's 2002 debut, the shimmering, six-song Radar Boy was well received in the Village Voice and Time Out New York.
Arbor Day has one objective in mind: an update and reaffirmation of classic pop music for the new era.
Just like how Arbor Day the holiday was started to spread nurturing and beautiful trees around the world, Arbor Day's Radar Boy EP should be planted across the country so people will feel happy, renew their faith in music, rock their problems away, and gain new appreciation for poetry - through Dilly's inventively unique lyrics.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/arborday   (527 words)

  
 Care2: Arbor Day Cards!
Arbor Day was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska.
Arbor Day spread to other states and the tradition of planting trees began in schools nationwide in 1882.
Arbor Day has now spread beyond the United States and is observed in many other countries.
www.care2.com /send/catarborday1.html   (112 words)

  
 ARBOR DAY INFORMATION
Arbor Day was officially proclaimed by the young state's Gov. Robert W. Furnas on March 12, 1874, and the day itself was observed April 10, 1874.
But a number of state Arbor Days are at other times to coincide with the best tree planting weather, from January and February in the south, to May in the far north.
Arbor Day (which means simply "Tree Day") is now observed in every State in our Union and mainly in the schools.
www.idahoforests.org /arborday.htm   (3971 words)

  
 Department of Natural Resources :: Division of Forestry
Arbor Day was not the only program being developed to encourage the planting of trees on the timberless prairies of Nebraska.
Between 1884 and 1912, Arbor Day was observed on various dates at the discretion of the governor.
Due to frequent conflicts with school spring vacations and the fact that Arbor Day occasionally fell on Good Friday, the date was again changed in 1991 to the last Friday of April, corresponding to the official date of the National Arbor Day.
www.state.in.us /dnr/forestry/education/arborday   (930 words)

  
 A Brief History of Arbor Day - The Morton Arboretum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The celebration of Arbor Day had its inception in a part of the United States not often associated with trees or forests: the Great Plains.
The day on which it is observed varies by region, depending upon the best time of year to plant.
The first Arbor Day in Illinois was in 1887; however, it was not until 1949 that the state legally proclaimed the last Friday in April as Arbor Day.
www.mortonarb.org /visitor_information/history_arborday.htm   (544 words)

  
 Arbor Day
Arbor Day was the brainchild of a guy named J. Sterling Morton.
To my amazement, when the first Arbor Day was celebrated on that April day, over one million trees were planted in the state of Nebraska.
Within ten years of the first Arbor Day, schools all around the United States were celebrating this day with parades, music, recitations, tree dedications, and, of course, tree plantings.
home.nycap.rr.com /useless/arbor/index.html   (1329 words)

  
 About Arbor Day
In ancient times, this day was celebrated by planting trees for the children born during the year.
Arbor Day began in the United States in 1872 in Nebraska.
For a long time, Arbor Day was celebrated on April 22nd, the same day as Morton's birthday but now most of us celebrate it on the last Friday of the month of April.
www.dltk-kids.com /crafts/arborday   (310 words)

  
 EEK! - Happy Arbor Day
In 1872, the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture accepted a resolution by him "to set aside one day to plant trees, both forest and fruit." The Board declared April 10 as Arbor Day and offered prizes to counties and individuals for their tree planting efforts.
Today, Arbor Day is celebrated in all 50 states and around the world.
Arbor Day in Wisconsin is celebrated on the last Friday in April
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/veg/arbor.htm   (584 words)

  
 Annie's Arbor Day Welcome Page
Arbor Day is a special day that has been set aside for planting and caring for trees.
The first Arbor Day was celebrated in Nebraska on April 10, 1872.
He offered prizes for the most trees planted; over a million trees were planted on that first Arbor Day.
www.annieshomepage.com /arborday.html   (311 words)

  
 Arbor Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Arbor Day, on June 5, marks the beginning of the planting season and a time to celebrate the unique biodiversity of our country.
Arbor Day is a reminder to New Zealanders that we can all play a part in protecting the native forests and wildlife which are left, so our children and grandchildren will be able to experience a remnant of this country as it once was.
New Zealand's first Arbor Day planting was in Greytown in the Wairarapa on 3 July 1890.
www.doc.govt.nz /Community/002~Events/Arbor-Day/index.asp   (353 words)

  
 Arbor Day
Arbor, the Latin word for tree, marks one of the few holidays in the world dedicated to conservation.
It is a day dedicated to the preservation of forests and trees founded by noted conservationist J.
The symbolism of the growth of this plant from a small seed to a huge tree is likened unto the development of a child and the proliferation of the that child's kin.
www.holidayorigins.com /html/arbor_day.html   (191 words)

  
 Arbor Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Sterling Morton initiated the holiday in 1872 in Nebraska and is credited as the father of Arbor Day nationally.
Arbor Day activities can occur throughout the month; here are some ideas for activities in your area:
Forested land is lost each day in Virginia 's urban environments because of rapid land development.
www.dof.virginia.gov /urban/arbor-day.shtml   (486 words)

  
 arbor day public
Arbor Day is the celebration of humankind's link with nature through the recognition of the relation-ship between people and trees.
Over the years Arbor Day has spread to all 50 states and all parts of the globe asa very special day to recognize the wonderful partnership between people and trees.
Every one of us should celebrate Arbor Day because we are all dependent on our planet and its resources.
www.wnysnla.org /arbordaypublic.php   (250 words)

  
 Arbor Day History
Years later, Morton suggested that a day be set aside for the intent of planting trees.
In 1882, Cincinnati became the first school district in the country to recognize it as a holiday, as their school superintendent cancelled classes for the day in order to allow the children to participate in Arbor Day activities.
Today, it is common for states to recognize Arbor Day on the last Friday of April, although it varies because of differing climate conditions.
www.fireworks.com /holidays/arbor-day.asp   (213 words)

  
 Arbor Day Farm - Lied Lodge & Conference Center
In addition to environmental conferences and annual Arbor Day Farm activities, Lied Lodge and Conference Center is open to the public for meetings, weekend getaways, or dining in the restaurant.
The National Arbor Day Foundation regularly convenes conferences at Lied Lodge and Conference Center to find creative solutions for the complex problems facing trees and the environment.
It is the Foundation's goal for Arbor Day Farm to become a nationally and internationally recognized forum for discussions of sustainability.
www.arbordayfarm.com /liedlodge.cfm   (181 words)

  
 Nebraska City - Home of Arbor Day
This three day event is celebrated throughout the community.
This area is a big attraction during Arbor Day weekend.
The National Arbor Day Foundation hosts a variety of games and demonstrations to spark parents and children's interest and imagination.
www.nebraskacity.com /arborday.html   (480 words)

  
 Arbor Day Crafts - EnchantedLearning.com
National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April (but the date varies in some US states).
Arbor Day was begun by J. Sterling Morton (editor of the Nebraska City News) in Nebraska in 1872.
Put 10 Arbor Day words in alphabetical order.
www.enchantedlearning.com /crafts/arborday   (495 words)

  
 Arbor Day History & Cartoon Fun by Brownielocks
Arbor Day is a day of planting trees.
Julius Sterling Morton is said to be the "Father of Arbor Day." He was born on April 22, which is another reason why many combine Earth Day with Arbor Day.
To help keep it alive, many states are combining Arbor Day with Bird Day, in which trees are planted that certain birds to an area like (to keep them or attract them).
www.brownielocks.com /arborday.html   (903 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/arborday
By now, Arbor Day has played most of them, including the Bowery Ballroom, the Mercury Lounge, the Knitting Factory, Northsix, Southpaw, Maxwell's, the late Luna Lounge, and the late (and sorely missed) Brownie's.
Arbor Day's 2002 debut, the shimmering, six-song Radar Boy (a well- considered anagram of the group's name), was well received in the Village Voice and Time Out New York.
Suddenly Arbor Day emerged from the snowy shadows.
www.myspace.com /arborday   (1042 words)

  
 Arbor Day
The first Arbor Day was held in Nebraska on April 10, 1872.
Many types of Arbor Day and Tree celebrations are held in more than 50 countries around the world including Australia, Japan, Korea, Yugoslavia, Israel, Iceland, New Zealand and India.
It is estimated that 18 million trees are planted on Arbor Day each year.
www.ffsl.utah.gov /arborday.htm   (128 words)

  
 How to Celebrate Arbor Day - eHow.com
In recent years Arbor Day's traditional spot on the calendar, April 22, has given way to Earth Day.
But this day set aside for the planting of trees is just as important as it was when Nebraska journalist J. Sterling Morton thought it up more than 125 years ago.
There are dozens of dwarf and miniature trees that thrive in containers, and they can do just as much to filter air pollutants, attract birds and beneficial insects, muffle noise and cast restful shade as their larger cousins.
www.ehow.com /how_10193_celebrate-arbor-day.html   (400 words)

  
 Arbor Day Page --- Love to Learn Place.com
Nebraska's Governor Robert W. Furnas officially proclaimed Arbor Day on 12 March 1874 to be celebrated on 10 April 1874.
Arbor Day became a legal holiday in Nebraska in 1885 with the date to celebrate set for April 22nd (Morton's birthday).
National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates according to their best tree-planting times.
www.lovetolearnplace.com /SpecialDays/Arbor/index.html   (1392 words)

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