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Plant and care for trees on Arbor Day … and every day

By on March 18, 2021

“He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” Thomas Fuller Arbor Day was established as a tree-planting holiday in 1872. The first Arbor Day was celebrated in glorious fashion when more than a million trees were planted in Nebraska. Today,

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It’s Arbor Day in North Carolina

By on March 18, 2016

Today is Arbor Day in North Carolina. (In our state, Arbor Day falls on the first Friday after March 15.) Many communities around the state also celebrate their own Arbor Day in spring. A majority of the communities celebrating Arbor Day are recognized

On National Arbor Day, consider the role of trees

By on April 24, 2015

Today is National Arbor day and the N.C. Forest Service is encouraging all North Carolinians to think about all that our forests do for us. Trees bring more than scenic beauty; large deciduous trees shade and cool houses in the

News Roundup: March 10-16

By on March 16, 2012

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Plant a tree on