April 2008
New York State Conservationist;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p35
The article provides information on Arbor Day, which is a national observance that celebrates the role of trees in people's lives and promotes tree cultivation. In 1872, Nebraska journalist J. Sterling Morton established it to encourage homesteaders to plant trees that would provide shade, shelter, food, fuel and beauty. In New York, Arbor Day is held on the last Friday in April.


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