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2011-05-02 09:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires, destructive insects and disease destroy millions of acres of U.S. national forests each year, but there's a way you can help. Bayer Advanced(TM), one of the leading consumer lawn and garden brands in the United States, is working with The Arbor Day Foundation for the sixth consecutive year to help restore our national forests and demonstrate Bayer's commitment to sustainability. Bayer Advanced will donate one tree for...

2011-04-26 10:00:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's most anticipated wedding this year takes place on April 29 - Arbor Day in the United States - and everyone can commemorate the Royal Wedding by planting trees in the Arbor Day Foundation's Royal Forests. To honor the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Arbor Day Foundation will be working with partners around the world to establish commemorative Arbor Day Royal Forests. Donations to the Arbor...

2011-04-26 09:15:00

EAGAN, Minn., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid Continent Cabinetry has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 10,000 trees in 365 days to support reforestation efforts. Customers who make a qualifying purchase are invited to register to have a tree planted in their name now through Arbor Day 2012. "Mid Continent is committed to protecting the environment through a variety of methods including recycling, using recycled materials and preventing pollution by implementing...

2011-04-20 08:30:00

HOUSTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees in neighborhoods throughout its six-state natural gas service territory. For a limited time, when CenterPoint Energy customers enroll in Online Billing through the promotion, Arbor Day Foundation members will plant a tree in the customer's home state. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020930/CNPLOGO) Online Billing is a fast,...

2011-04-19 09:42:00

PHILADELPHIA and NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Neat® Company, developers of user-friendly scanning hardware and software solutions, and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced a joint partnership to help reforest our nation's woodlands and to encourage people everywhere to reduce paper consumption. During the month of April, for every free Taming the Paper Monster e-book that is downloaded on Neatco.com, The Neat Company will make a monetary...

2011-04-19 07:45:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's premier homebuilders, and the Arbor Day Foundation announced today that they are partnering to offer home shoppers nationwide the opportunity to make their neighborhoods greener. The first 1,000 home shoppers who visit a Standard Pacific Homes community this month will receive a free Arbor Day Foundation membership, including 10 free trees that they can plant themselves or donate to one of our...

2011-04-11 13:00:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- A record number of colleges and universities received Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation for taking exemplary care of their campus forest. This spring, 115 colleges and universities were awarded Tree Campus USA status. To celebrate the growth of the program, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota will hold large tree-planting events at four schools across the country this spring. The first tree-planting...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Drop Off Your Electronics at Over 175 GreenSite® Locations in Florida Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Florida E-Waste Recycling is proud to announce its support of the Arbor Day Foundation's reforestation efforts. For every box of electronics equipment collected at a GreenSite® Drop Off location, the company will donate trees to the Arbor Day Foundation. Each GreenSite® location will accept computers (towers and laptops), cell phones, printers, fax machines, cameras,...

2011-03-02 13:00:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More and more colleges and universities across the United States are being recognized for taking care of one of the most valuable resources on campus - trees. Today, the Arbor Day Foundation announced that the number of schools that have been named a Tree Campus USA college or university has more than tripled since the program began in 2008. Tree Campus USA, modeled after the Arbor Day Foundation's successful Tree City USA...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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