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2011-07-27 10:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company, has announced the addition of Blaine Boccignone as a new Account Manager in its San Jose Region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/SF42136) Boccignone, an ISA Certified Arborist, began his career in arboriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Natural Resource Management and a concentration in Urban Forestry. He then worked at ArborCare...

2011-07-24 07:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight distinguished professionals make up the circle of winners for this year's International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Awards of Distinction. ISA President Tim Gamma will present the awards at the 87th ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23--27th in Sydney, Australia, honoring: Mark Hartley -- Award of Merit (New South Wales, Australia) Lauren Lanphear -- Award of Achievement (South Euclid, Ohio) Dr. Thomas Green -- Excellence in...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

The Open Source Code, Named "ËœOpenTreeMap' Is Now Available on GitHub.com and Is Designed to Be Implemented for Any City in the World Philadephia, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 In April Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company launched PhillyTreeMap.org http://phillytreemap.org/ , a wiki-inspired geographic urban tree inventory application that enables the general public to collaborate with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Pennsylvania Horticultural...

2011-05-01 00:03:02

Free registration lets the public add and edit information to the current database of 175,000 trees Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the launch of PhillyTreeMap (http://www.PhillyTreeMap.org), a wiki-inspired web application that enables the public to collaborate with the project partners -- City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), and the Delaware Valley...

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...

2011-03-08 11:07:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Register today to cycle in America's largest fundraiser for tree research, the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund, scheduled to roll through Virginia Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/PH61156LOGO ) The STIHL Tour des Trees returns to the East Coast in 2011 for a weeklong, 500-mile cycling tour through many of our nation's historic locales,...

2010-08-05 10:00:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 cyclists took part in the 2010 STIHL Tour des Trees, America's largest fundraiser for tree research, raising more than $365,000 so far during this year's tour to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/tree-fund/45578/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100805/MM46218 ) (Photo:...

2010-04-14 10:00:00

MILWAUKEE, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies is a recipient of the Tree Line USA Utility award for the twelfth consecutive year. Sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, the award recognizes the company's efforts to provide dependable and reliable service, while using best-practice vegetation management techniques. This year, 147 utility companies were recognized with Tree Line USA designations. The award goes to utilities...

2010-03-25 11:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --TreeVitalize--an initiative to plant one million trees and restore tree cover in Pennsylvania's 14 metropolitan areas--is offering citizens the opportunity to learn about planting and caring for trees, according to Department of Conservation and Natural Resources acting Secretary John Quigley. "Trees, like people, need to be nurtured to thrive," Quigley said. "Many urban street trees die within the first seven years of planting. These...

2010-01-11 10:51:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, has renewed its title sponsorship for the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund. This weeklong cycling event has become America's largest fundraiser to improve the care of trees through research and education. The 2009 STIHL Tour des Trees raised nearly a half million dollars to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. Since its inception in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.