Arbor Day

Pliny's Allee : Tower Hill Botanical Garden, by Elizabeth Thomsen via flickr

Pliny’s Allee : Tower Hill Botanical Garden, by Elizabeth Thomsen via flickr

Arbor Day is a state holiday celebrated each year on last Friday in April. This year Arbor Day is on April 25th.

  • National Arbor Day Foundation — Information from the official Arbor Day site.
  • Today in History: Arbor Day — This page from the Library of Congress American Memory project brings together some interesting historical photographs, posters and other items related to Arbor Day
  • Trees — The famous poem by Joyce Kilmer
  • Interational Society of Arboriculture — Events, publications, research and more.
  • American Forests — The Web site of the oldest nonprofit conservation organization in the United States has news and information, online access to American Forests’ Magazine, a carbon footprint calculator and much more.
  • Arbor Day Crafts — Some ideas for children from Enchanted Learning
  • Arbor Day — Coloring and craft ideas for kids from the Kaboose website
  • Arbor Day Classroom Activities — Coloring pages, crafts for kids, word searches from the Apples4TheTeacher website
  • National Arbor Day — Arbor Day lessons and teacher resources from Hot Chalk’s Lesson Plans Page
  • Arbor Day Lesson Plans — Lesson plans for all grade levels from the Lesson Planet site.