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2013-04-24 08:24:18

Leader in Early Childhood Education to Be Honored for Their Efforts to Connect Children with Nature CARSON, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeshore Learning Materials, a leading developer and retailer of early childhood educational materials, has been selected to receive a 2013 National Arbor Day Award. The Arbor Day Foundation will present Lakeshore with the prestigious Rachel Carson Award in recognition of the company's dedication to connecting children with nature and...

2013-04-22 23:02:09

Leader in summer STEM education unites technology and ecology with “One Camper, One Tree” initiative. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 Earth Day is upon us, landing in the midst of the registration season for the leader in summer technology camps, internalDrive, Inc. The company runs iD Tech Camps and iD Teen Academies, summer programs focused on developing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills for kids and teens. Students who register this summer at an...

2013-04-16 16:20:21

Innovative Online Tool Connects Volunteers to Events in All 50 States LINCOLN, Neb., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota invite the public to find conservation-oriented volunteer events in their own community in the spirit of National Arbor Day on April 26. Non-profits, businesses and civic groups throughout the country are already using an online tool to recruit volunteers in anticipation of the tree-planting holiday. (Logo:...

2013-04-09 08:22:41

Consumers Are Encouraged to Protect U.S. Forests Through New Social Media Campaign NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Murphy® Oil Soap has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation, the largest non-profit membership organization dedicated to planting trees to generate awareness of the importance of tree conservation as well as helping to protect forests throughout the world, to launch the household cleaning brand's new social media campaign - "Repin. Reforest." According to...

2013-04-05 08:21:39

$200,000 in urban forestry grants awarded to support tree plantings in 10 municipalities from Maine to Florida CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TD and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the inaugural winners of TD Green Streets, a new grant program supporting innovation in urban forestry. Each $20,000 grant will fund projects in underserved communities, including the purchase of trees, tree planting, maintenance costs, and...

2012-10-15 11:21:44

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a growing number of colleges and universities apply for 2012 Tree Campus USA recognition, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota announced five tree planting events at campuses throughout the country this fall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/DC81517LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/DC81517LOGO-b)The events acknowledge the accomplishments of five 2011 Tree Campus USA recipients and offer...

2012-05-07 06:23:12

NEW ORLEANS, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation recognized Entergy Corporation as a 2012 Tree Line USA utility for its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care within the Entergy service territory. Tree Line USA is a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters that recognizes public and private utilities for their efforts to protect and enhance America's urban trees while ensuring the delivery of safe, reliable...

2012-05-01 23:03:32

More than Half a Million Trees Donated in Six Years, Goal to Plant 50,000 in 2012 Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 For the seventh consecutive year, Bayer Advanced, one of the leading consumer lawn and garden brands in the United States, is working alongside The Arbor Day Foundation® to help reforest some of the country´s national parks as part of the “Restore America´s Trees” program. Through May 31, 2012, Bayer Advanced will donate one tree (up to...

2012-04-24 10:21:27

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion's Project Plant It! is the recipient of a 2012 Arbor Day Award in honor of the program's outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. Project Plant It, a program developed by Dominion, one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is one of 16 individuals and organizations being recognized by the Foundation...

2012-04-23 06:23:48

DETROIT, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison recently received the Arbor Day Foundation's 2012 Tree Line USA award for its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in the provider's service territory. Tree Line USA, a partnership with the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, recognizes utilities whose line-clearance programs include quality tree trimming practices. This is the seventh year of recognition for Detroit Edison, a unit of DTE Energy....