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2011-04-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, APRIL 29: ARBOR DAY Profile America -- Friday, April 29th. When J. Sterling Morton moved to Nebraska in 1872, he immediately missed the shade trees of Michigan. So, he set out to do something about it. His action led to the first Arbor Day, in which the people of Nebraska planted over a...

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...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va. April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources and its award-winning environmental education program, Project Plant It!, will celebrate a milestone in April with the ceremonial planting of the 100,000th tree distributed to students since the program was launched in 2007. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry, the equivalent of more than 250 acres of new forest land will be created if all 100,000-plus tree seedlings are planted and grow to maturity. Along...

2011-04-22 15:37:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A plaque has been awarded, signs have been delivered and a flag is waiting to fly to let everyone know that NASA Langley is a "Tree City USA" community - NASA's first. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Arbor Day Foundation, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters, sponsors the "Tree City USA" program. It provides direction, technical assistance and...

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...

2011-04-18 12:23:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities has been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for its vegetation management program and community educational efforts. The award comes from the National Arbor Day Foundation, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters. PPL Electric Utilities met the five requirements for being a Tree Line USA utility: Using industry best practices for quality tree care. Training workers annually in tree care...

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,...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.