5 Lesser-Known Environmental Benefits of Planting Trees

The simple act of planting a tree isn’t as easy as it may seem. It has far-reaching implications for the environment, reduces pollution, provides a natural habitat for wildlife and feeds the soil. Beyond the visual appeal of a flowering dogwood or vibrant red maple, trees serve an important purpose. Of course, most people are […]

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National Arbor Day: Trees and Climate Change Mitigation

Today is National Arbor Day. Arbor Day was originally founded by J. Sterling Morton back in 1872 and is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. The idea behind Arbor Day was simple; set aside a special day for tree planting. Now, each year, we celebrate National Arbor Day by planting more trees. […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 9 - Serenade A Tree For Arbor Day

Serenade A Tree For Arbor Day

This year’s theme for Earth Day is ‘Protect our Species’ so Noel and Jacob chose to learn about species they couldn’t care less about… because hey, it’s Earth Day! Plus they receive a call from special guest Sarah Evans from Well Aware with a big challenge for the week.

Arbor Day: 4 Reasons You Should Plant a Tree

While Arbor Day is only celebrated once a year, it is this day that affords each of us a new opportunity to make a difference in the environment around us. While many people may try to incorporate daily or weekly eco-friendly actions into their lives like recycling, minimizing one- or single-use plastic items, eliminating food […]

What Could Be More Biofriendly Than Planting a Tree?

Image by Vijay / Creative Commons Since 1872 people have been celebrating the “tree-planting holiday” known as Arbor Day. This year, National Arbor Day falls on Friday April 27th. While Arbor Day is a creative way for people and groups to get together and plant lots of trees, in reality, any day is a great […]