Fri June 23, 2017

Arbor Day

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Children helping man plant tree

This year Arbor Day is celebrated/ observed on Friday April 27th, 2018. Arbor Day is observed in Spring but dates vary depending on the region's climate and planting season. It is a holiday to encourage people to plant and care for trees.

Celebration\ Observance

Events for Arbor Day might include communal tree planting, education on how to plant a tree, exhibits, fairs, music, and open garden centers. It’s a time to get your hands dirty and learn more about caring for trees and bushes.


Arbor Day originated in Nebraska by J. Sterling Morton. Birdsey Northrop of Connecticut globalized it in 1883 on a trip to Japan. The American Forestry Association assigned Northrop to campaign for Arbor Day nationwide that same year.

Days till Arbor Day 2018

There are 308 days until the celebration/ observance of Arbor Day Friday April 27th, 2018.