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Arbor Day

Arbor Day (or Tree day in Latin) is a holiday in some regions in which people plant and care for trees. Initiated by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska on April 10, 1872, it is observed by many countries on various dates, depending on suitable planting season. Ask and answer here about the significance of Arbor day and its aim in protecting our planet against global warming.

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Did Team Trees meet their goal?

Team Trees, the initiative to raise $20 million to go toward planting trees started by YouTuber MrBeast, is actually still active. Even though they're not actively campaigning anymore, the website is still up, and they're still taking donations to be forwarded on to the Arbor Day Foundation. They hit their goal in December 2019, and the current total is upwards of $21.8 million.

The Arbor Day foundation has a detailed list of where those trees are going (they partner with sites all over the world) and when they'll be planted. They plan on planting all 20 million of those trees by December 2022.

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When is Arbor Day?

Arbor Day is observed on the last Friday of April each year in the United States. The customary observance is to plant a tree.

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What is Arbor Day?

Arbor Day is a day in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees.

The festival originated in the US, but is also celebrated in several other countries. In Commonwealth countries it is sometimes spelled Arbour Day. In Japan, a similarly themed Greenery Day is celebrated.

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How many people use web everyday in the UK?

Almost the whole of the uk use the web everyday. Nearly the whole world uses the web in their everyday life (especially japan, they have created new websites almost every day).

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What does holiday mean and Where did it originate?

The word "Holiday" goes way back hundreds, (or thousands), of years. The word accually means, "Holy day" and meant times of religious celabration. Now it is commonly used as a replacment for times such as Christmas and Thanksgiving in an attempt to eliminate God from the picture. They do not realize that they are accually saying Holy Day as in Godly day. Hope I helped. (8D

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Why is Arbor Day celebrated?

Arbor Day is the day where people plant trees for one another to live.

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Why is Arbor Day special to Nebraska?

Arbor Day is special to Nebraska because it originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska.

J. Sterling Morton is credited with its origination. On April 10, 1872 approximately one million trees were planted in Nebraska.

It became globalized when Birdsey Northrop of Connecticut visited Japan in 1883 and delivered his Arbor Day and Village Improvement message.

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What is an arbor?

Arbor refers to trees. Arbor Day is a day in which we celebrate and plant trees. :)

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Who started Arbor Day?

It was started by Julius Sterling Morton, a Nebraska journalist and politician.

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What state did Arbor Day began?

The idea of Arbor Day started on January 4, 1872, when J. Sterling Morton, then a member of the Nebraska Board of Agriculture wanted people to plant trees. So, Arbor Day technically started in Nebraska.

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How do people celebrate Arbor Day?

They planted trees and other plants and they also save paper by not wasting it.

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Is arbor day celebrated the same time all around the world?

Click link below to see a list of countries and the dates of their arbor day!

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Where did Arbor day originate?

According to a Smithsonian Garden blogpost, titled "Celebrating Trees; Inspiring Arbor Day Stories", the first documented Arbor Day was organized in 1594 by the Spanish mayor in the village of Mondoñedo.

According to the Arbor Day Foundation, the first Arbor Day in the US was held in Nebraska on April 10, 1872. This event happened after, J. Sterling Morton proposed a tree planting holiday at a meeting of the State Board of Agriculture. Arbor Day was officially named a state holiday in Nebraska in 1885, and was a celebrated day in most states by 1920.

Sources:

Arbor Day Foundation and Smithsonian Garden

This question was answered by a librarian in training :)

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In which countries is Arbor Day celebrated?

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Countries

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • China
    • Republic of China (Taiwan)
    • People's Republic of China (Mainland China)
  • Costa Rica
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • India
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Republic of Macedonia
  • Malawi
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • Venezuela
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When is Arbor Day 2010?

Arbor Day 2010 in the United States is on Friday 30th April.

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When is Arbor Day in South Africa?

In South Africa from 1999 Arbor Day was extended to a week and renamed Arbor Week. It takes place on 1-7 September every year.

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Why is arbor day called arbor day?

its called arbor day cause this guy missed trees so much that he decided to plant trees and told the president.

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In 1872 where was the first Arbor Day celebrated?

It originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska, United States during 1872 by J. Sterling Morton. The first Arbor Day was held on April 10, 1872

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Is Arbor Day national holiday?

no... jk yes it is

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Is April 24 arbor day?

Arbor Day happens on the last Friday in April annually.

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Who founded Arbor Day?

Arbor Day was founded by J. Sterling Morton, who was Grover Cleveland's Secretary of Agriculture. He lived his adult life in Nebraska, and was a prominent citizen there.

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How many trees are sacrificed to gain one ton of paper?

According to non-profit group Conservatree, it takes an average of 24 trees to make a ton (2,000 pounds) of typical office paper. It takes about 12 trees to make a ton (2,000 pounds) of thinner magazine or phone book paper.

They also estimate that 1 tree makes 16.67 reams of copy paper or 8,333.3 sheets.

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What can you do for Arbor Day?

You care and plant a tree! Be green and recycle .

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What do Arbor Day and Earth Day have in common?

Arbor Day and Earth Day celebrate the earth and bring people to plant a tree.

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