Month: April 2011

Trees of Knowledge

This year, K.C. Arborist is excited to teach the students at Belinder Elementary and Oak Park Carpenter Elementary the importance and value of trees! Arbor Day (April 30th) is a perfect opportunity to bring awareness to our next generation of tree lovers. In recognition of Arbor day, Belinder & Oak Park Carpenter students will be … Continue reading Trees of Knowledge

The History of Arbor Day

Every April, many people wonder to themselves, “Why do we need a holiday just for trees?”. With so many holidays on the calendar, Arbor Day often goes unnoticed. However, this particular holiday is growing more important each year. The first Arbor Day was observed on April 10, 1872. Julius Sterling Morton, a journalist and politician … Continue reading The History of Arbor Day