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2014-04-07 12:23:21

Students Will Learn about Tree Health, Preserving and Protecting America's Natural and Urban Forests WOBURN, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Arborjet invites middle school teachers and students across America to celebrate National Arbor Day on April 25(th) with its new, free "Let's Root for the Trees!" Middle School Curriculum Program. During the engaging and easy-to-implement 45-minute lesson (available for immediate download at www.letsrootforthetrees.com), students will...

2014-03-25 08:23:29

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Umbrella (GUbusiness) has partnered with Sugarfree Branding (SFbranding) to help small and medium sized businesses become green friendly by planting 1-100 trees monthly on behalf of every member facilitated through The National Arbor Day Foundation. For the month of April in celebration of both Earth Day and Arbor Day, GU Business intends on matching and tripling tree planting initiatives for every new company for the first...

2014-01-27 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation and city of Houston officials, including Mayor Annise Parker, gathered at Memorial Park Saturday to plant more than 5,000 trees donated by Apache Corporation's Tree Grant Program in honor of Arbor Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DA47435LOGO) "Our employees turn out for this tree planting event every year," said Roger Plank, Apache's president and chief corporate officer. "This Arbor Day we are also...

2014-01-21 20:20:42

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique 2013 relationship between Associated Bank and the Arbor Day Foundation rewarded the bank's consumer and business banking deposit product customers switching from paper statements to eStatements with a tree planted on their behalf by the Foundation. Associated estimates that 113,567 trees have been pledged to the Arbor Day Foundation during 2013 for planting in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota thanks to the program. Associated...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.