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Plant a Tree!

What a Great Project for April Vacation 

School vacation week holds both Earth Day and Arbor Day. One common theme between these days is the benefit of trees. How about getting the kids involved in selecting, picking the site, planting and caring for their own tree. 

 

VERMONT URBAN & COMMUNITY FORESTRY

https://vtcommunityforestry.org/resources/tree-selection

Cultivating connections to grow trees!

in our communities. Check out their Tree Selection Tool that puts Vermont's Tree Selection Guide in an interactive format. You enter your site requirements and desires, and out comes a list of recommended trees. The site also provides a Resource Hub with LOTS of additional info. 

 

 

 

 

Earth Day 4/22/2019

https://www.earthday.org/campaigns/endangered-species/trees/

Protect Our Species

All living things have an intrinsic value, and each plays a unique role in the complex web of life. We must work together to protect endangered and threatened species: bees, coral reefs, elephants, giraffes, insects, whales and more. One of their take action items is What You Need to Know About Trees and Why We Need to Protect Them.

 

 

National Arbor Day  4/26/2019

https://www.arborday.org/

   NOW IS THE TIME. THE TIME FOR TREES.

Trees provide the very necessities of life itself.  They clean our air, protect our drinking water, create healthy communities, and feed the human soul.  But these life necessities are threatened around the globe.  To address this, we’re launching an unprecedented undertaking: The Time for Trees initiative.  Together, we can create change … through trees.  Learn more about our efforts to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities and inspire 5 million new tree planters by 2022 — the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day.

 

 

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