Are you a tree lover? Do you enjoy the shade and oxygen provided by the lovely foliage around you? If so, here is a a special day just for you! National Arbor Day is going to be celebrated nation-wide on Friday,April 26, 2013 in the USA. However, different states and cities will have their individual events throughout the year. For instance, my state (Florida) it falls on the 3rd Friday in January which was last week (1/18). However, my city (North Lauderdale) will be celebrating it in April with the planting of 50 trees for the North Lauderdale Days 2013 event.
So all you tree lovers, one wonderful event can turn into 3 awesome celebrations! Check out when your state/city celebrates Arbor Day: click here.
For more information on Arbor Day, visit the official website.
You can read more on the history of Arbor Day with this interactive book found on the official Arbor Day website:
Also, you can use Arbor Day in many ways:
Are you looking for a new community event or project to do? You should read the Celebrate Arbor Day guideline book.
Teachers see how you can incorporate Arbor Day in your class curriculum.