National Arbor Day

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Dates of National Arbor Day
2024 USAApr 26
USA Fri, Apr 26Observances Holiday
2023 USAApr 28
USA Fri, Apr 28Observances Holiday
2022 USAApr 29
USA Fri, Apr 29Observances Holiday
2021 USAApr 30
USA Fri, Apr 30Observances Holiday
2020 USAApr 24
USA Fri, Apr 24Observances Holiday
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The customary observance is to plant a tree. On the first Arbor Day, April 10, 1872, an estimated one million trees were planted. Became a national holiday in 1972. Arbor Day is Americas oldest environmental holiday and celebration. It is celebrated on the fourth Friday in April every year. It is a tree-planting holiday that was founded in Nebraska in 1872. It was created to encourage people to plant trees in Nebraska, as it was largely a treeless state.

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