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National Arbor Day


Date and Time:
25 April 2014
 
Description:
Trees on the House One lawn

National Arbor Day was proclaimed as the last Friday in April by President Richard Nixon in 1970. A number of state Arbor Days are observed at other times to coincide with the best tree planting weather, from January and February in the south to May in the far north. The observance began in 1872, when Nebraska settlers and homesteaders were urged to plant trees on the largely treeless plains.

More information about other American federal holidays and common national observances.

 
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