South Carolina Arbor Day

South Carolina Cabbage Palmetto
The Cabbage Palmetto is the State Tree of South Carolina

National Arbor Day is April 29, and today, South Carolina encourages people to plant trees; the purpose of Arbor Day, originating on April 10, 1872.

President Theodore Roosevelt was asked by U.S.F.S. chief, Gifford Pinchot, to speak to youth about conservation. On April 15, 1907, Roosevelt issued an Arbor Day Proclamation to school children across the nation about the importance of trees and that forestry deserves to be taught in U. S. public schools. Today, Nature Explores, a collaborative program of the Arbor Day Foundation, connects youth with nature.

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Hawaii Arbor Day

Hawaii Kukui
The Kukui is the State Tree of Hawaii

National Arbor Day is April 29, and today, Hawaii encourages people to plant trees; the purpose of Arbor Day, originating on April 10, 1872.

President Theodore Roosevelt was asked by U.S.F.S. chief, Gifford Pinchot, to speak to youth about conservation. On April 15, 1907, Roosevelt issued an Arbor Day Proclamation to school children across the nation about the importance of trees and that forestry deserves to be taught in U. S. public schools. Today, Nature Explores, a collaborative program of the Arbor Day Foundation, connects youth with nature.

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