Arbor Day 2017

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Arbor Day 2017

This past Friday, April 27th was Arbor Day. Long before we celebrated Arbor Day, before anyone came up with the term ecology or the idea of an “Earth Day,” even before most people

Mr. Morton loved planting trees
J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day, and lover of trees.

would have guessed that we should pay attention to the health of ourenvironment…there was Julius Sterling Morton. If you’ve ever doubted that one person can have a major positive influence on the earth, you should know the story of J. Sterling Morton and how his belief in the beauty and necessity of trees has literally changed the landscape for over 100 years.

Check out this book on the history of Arbor Day!

Enjoy this short film on tree planting. Very inspirational!

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