National Arbor Day is April 30, 2021.
Arbor Day is always observed on the last Friday in April. This year, it’s Friday, April 30, 2021. Arbor Day is a national holiday created to recognize the importance of trees. The most common way people celebrate Arbor Day is to get together in groups to plant trees.
Its purpose is to encourage people to plant trees, and many communities traditionally take the opportunity to organize tree-planting and litter-collecting events on or around the holiday. A popular Arbor Day tradition is to plant a tree in honor or memory of a loved one.
Arbor Day –which literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor –is a holiday that celebrates the planting, upkeep and preservation of trees. For centuries, communities spanning the globe have found various ways to honor nature and the environment.
As a result, China has the highest afforestation rate of any country or region in the world, with 47,000 square kilometers of afforestation in 2008. However, the forest area per capita is still far lower than the international average.
National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area. Check the map below to find out when your state observes Arbor Day.
When you plant a tree, you don’t just plant a sapling but hope. It has to be a combined mission of all mankind to plant more trees in order to save our ailing planet. Thus, we have our global Tree Plantation Day which is celebrated on 21st March all over the world.
In 1885, Arbor Day became a legal holiday and was moved to April 22, which was Morton’s birthday. In 1989 the official state holiday was moved to the last Friday in April. All states in the US now have an official Arbor Day, usually at a time of year that is has the best weather conditions for planting trees.
By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive 10 free flowering trees or five crapemyrtles. The flowering trees include: two Sargent crabapples, three American redbuds, two Washington hawthorns and three white flowering dogwoods.
To promote a better knowledge of trees particularly indigenous trees. To stress the necessity for everyone to plant trees and care for them. To highlight the vital role of trees in our lives.
Here are the top 5 benefits of trees: Energy Savings. Did you know that trees can help lower your energy bills? Flood Protection and Lower Taxes. Added Property Value. Reduced Stress and Improved Health. Necessary Part of a Healthy Environment. Ready to plant trees?
Trees give off oxygen that we need to breathe. Trees reduce the amount of storm water runoff, which reduces erosion and pollution in our waterways and may reduce the effects of flooding. Many species of wildlife depend on trees for habitat. Trees provide food, protection, and homes for many birds and mammals.
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Indian fig tree, Ficus bengalensis, whose branches root themselves like new trees over a large area. The roots then give rise to more trunks and branches. Because of this characteristic and its longevity, this tree is considered immortal and is an integral part of the myths and legends of India.
Canada. In Canada, Maple Leaf Day falls on the last Wednesday in September during National Forest Week. Ontario celebrates Arbor Week from the last Friday in April to the first Sunday in May. And Nova Scotia celebrates Arbor Day on the Thursday of National Forest Week.