Arbor Day   

Arbor Day, the last Friday of April, falls on the 27th this year, although some states observe this holiday on other dates.  Arbor Day is a minor holiday, and is traditionally observed by planting a tree. 

Julius Sterling Morton (April 22, 1832 - April 27, 1902), the Founder of Arbor Day

Sources < http://www.arborday.org/arborday/history.html  >
 

For example, on Arbor Day the city of Oakdale (pop. is around 27,000), in the neighborhood of our office, gave away over 300 trees (red flowering crab and maple) to Oakdale residents on a first-come, first-served basis.  Last year 120 volunteers spent their time planting trees along Interstate 694 between Highway 120 and Highway 5. Now the city needs volunteers to help maintain those trees. Calling all volunteers...

Source
< http://www.ci.oakdale.mn.us  >

May 10, 2003

in Japanese

modified: April 20, 2012
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