Tree and Landscape Current Events

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Arbor Day

In 1872 J. Sterling Morton proposed to the North Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees; and Arbor Day is now observed throughout the nation and the world.

Trees are essential for our survival, trees can reduce the erosion of our precious topsoil by wind and water, cut heating and cooling costs, moderate the temperature, clean the air, produce valuable oxygen, and provide habitat for wildlife