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Arbor Day 2024: Arbor Day is a secular day of observance in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. Today, many countries observe such a holiday. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season. Wikipedia

Date: Friday, 26 April 2024
Celebrations: Planting, caring for, and climbing trees, educating about the importance of trees
Observed by: Multiple countries
Significance: A holiday celebrating trees

Happy Arbor Day
Happy Arbor Day

Happy Arbor Day 2024

Arbor Day is much like Earth Day in which individuals and groups of people are encouraged to plant trees. The is to encourage people to plant trees, and many groups of people take the chance to form events such as tree planting.

The day is basically a tree-planting holiday that was established in 1872 in Nebraska. This day was initially started on a small scale, but today it has spread around the world for good reasons and in the present day, a lot of nations observe this holiday.

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When Arbor Day is celebrated?

Around the world and Observed by Multiple countries

Arbor Day 2024 United States

Arbor Day was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska City, Nebraska. By the 1920s, each state in the United States had passed public laws that stipulated a certain day to be Arbor Day or Arbor and Bird Day observance.

National Arbor Day 2024 is celebrated every year on the last Friday in April; it is a civic holiday in Nebraska. Other states have selected their own dates for Arbor Day.

The customary observance is to plant a tree. On the first Arbor Day, April 10, 1872, an estimated one million trees were planted. Source: Wikipedia

Arbor Day 2024 Canada

The day was founded by Sir George W. Ross, later the Premier of Ontario when he was Minister of Education in Ontario (1883-1899). According to the Ontario Teachers’ Manual “History of Education” (1915), Ross established both Arbour Day and Empire Day – “the former to give the school children an interest in making and keeping the school grounds attractive, and the latter to inspire the children with a spirit of patriotism”. This predates the claimed founding of the day by Don Clark of Schomberg, Ontario for his wife Margret Clark in 1906. In Canada, National Forest Week is the last full week of September, and National Tree Day (Maple Leaf Day) falls on the Wednesday of that week. Ontario celebrates Arbour Week from the last Friday in April to the first Sunday in May. Prince Edward Island celebrates Arbour Day on the third Friday in May during Arbour Week. Arbour Day is the longest-running civic greening project in Calgary and is celebrated on the first Thursday in May. On this day, each grade 1 student in Calgary’s schools receives a tree seedling to be taken home to be planted on private property. 

Arbor Day 2024 United Kingdom

First mounted in 1975, National Tree Week is a celebration of the start of the winter tree planting season, usually at the end of November. Around a million trees are planted each year by schools, community organizations, and local authorities.

On 6 February 2020, Myerscough College in Lancashire, England, supported by the Arbor Day Foundation, celebrated the UK’s first Arbor Day.

Arbor Day 2024 Australia

Arbor Day has been observed in Australia since 20 June 1889. National Schools Tree Day is held on the last Friday of July for schools and National Tree Day is the last Sunday in July throughout Australia. Many states have Arbor Day, although Victoria has an Arbor Week, which was suggested by Premier Rupert (Dick) Hamer in the 1980s.

Arbor Day 2024 Belgium

International Day of Tree Planting is celebrated in Flanders on or around 21 March as a theme day/educational day/observance, not as a public holiday. Tree planting is sometimes combined with awareness campaigns in the fight against cancer: Kom Op Tegen Kanker.

Arbor Day 2024 Brazil

Arbor Day (Dia da Árvore) is celebrated on September 21. It is not a National Holiday. However, schools nationwide celebrate this day with environment-related activities, namely tree planting.

Where Arbor Day is celebrated?

Although this day is usually celebrated in the spring season, the date may vary, depending on the climate and the appropriate planting season, such as Hawaii Arbor Day is celebrated on the first Friday of November, and Alaska on the other hand. People celebrate it on the 3rd Monday of May. Currently, Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in the month of April in various countries.

Happy Arbor Day Inspirational Quotes 2024 on Planting Trees

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. –John Muir

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A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. –Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Whoever has learned how to listen to trees no longer wants to be a tree. He wants to be nothing except what he is. That is home. That is happiness. –Herman Hesse

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Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those repose on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future. –Julius Sterling Morton

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What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another. –Chris Maser

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A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. –Franklin D. Roosevelt

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No wonder the hills and groves were God’s first temples, and the more they are cut down and hewn into cathedrals and churches, the farther off and dimmer seems the Lord himself. –John Muir

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How to celebrate Arbor Day 2024

The Arbor Day Foundation is largely responsible for organizing the events and activities of Arbor Day, and they suggest that some of the ways people can participate in this holiday are to help clean up the public park, naturally Take care of the environment, not only plants, but also animals, and of course, plants and care for trees.

Many of the day’s programs are meant to encourage people to learn about trees and participate in nature conservation. Activities include concerts, exhibitions, and talks across schools, communities, and organizations across the country.

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