Arbor Day is an annual holiday celebrated in many countries around the world that is dedicated to the planting, care, and preservation of trees. The holiday originated in the United States in 1872, when J. Sterling Morton, a Nebraska journalist and politician, proposed that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees. The first Arbor Day was celebrated on April 10, 1872, and it is now observed on different dates in different parts of the world, depending on the local climate and planting season.
Arbor Day is an important reminder of the vital role that trees play in our environment. Trees provide oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide, and help to regulate the climate. They also provide habitat for wildlife, prevent soil erosion, and improve water quality. Arbor Day is a great opportunity to get involved in local tree-planting efforts, to learn more about the benefits of trees, and to raise awareness about the importance of preserving our natural resources for future generations.
Join Wild Birds Unlimited in our mission to Save the Song Birds; say Yes to Arbor Day! Saying “Yes!” to Arbor Day means we’re saying “Yes!” to Saving The Song Birds, protecting wildlife and building healthier communities. WBU is proud to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation Arbor Day Foundation to plant thousands of trees across North America. Our partnership will impact future generations of birds and bird enthusiasts.