National Arbor Day !

Happy Arbor Day

It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day, and his simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever. If you’re looking for inspiration for your own celebration—whether for a classroom or an entire community—here are a few suggestions.

National Arbor Day activities :

  • Celebrate Arbor Day in a personal way by planting a tree yourself. …
  • Read a book about trees, and learn to identify trees in your yard and neighborhood.
  • Enjoy the outdoors. …
  • Attend a class on tree and plant care.

Book to share with your Kids :

Louisiana Arbor Day was Jan 18th :

state Tree

Taxodium distichum is a deciduous conifer in the family Cupressaceae. It is native to the southeastern United States. Hardy and tough, this tree adapts to a wide range of soil types, whether wet, dry, or swampy. It is noted for the russet-red fall color of its lacy needles

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