Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day 2024 with SUFC Members!

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day all month with SUFC and our members! Check out our members’ impactful initiatives to honor our planet, and discover how you can contribute to maintaining its well-being alongside us.

American Planning Association | Earth Day Projects | In celebration of Earth Day, APA highlights four planet-protecting projects from the Vacant Lot Pollinator Garden in Philly to the BLOCK Project in Seattle.

American Forests | #EarthMonth | Love trees back, and double your impact during Earth Month.

Arbor Day Foundation | Arbor Day Resources | Whether you want to discover an Arbor Day celebration in your area, promote an Arbor Day event you’re organizing, or take advantage of free promotional materials. Use #ArborDay on social media through April 26, and ADF will plant a tree on your behalf.

Bartlett Tree Foundation | Earth Day Celebration: Canada | To celebrate Earth Day, Arborist Representative Trevor Coey will be at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) Gardens in British Columbia, Canada handing out complimentary tree seedlings on behalf of Bartlett Tree Experts Victoria!

Casey Trees | Earth Day News | Read about the Earth Day event where dedicated tree enthusiasts planted 38 trees in a DC park.

Corazón Latino | Earth Day Celebration: DC | On April 27, Corazón Latino and partnered organizations invite you to an Earth Day celebration at Iwo Jima Memorial (US Marine Corps War Memorial). This event will blend the beauty of music with the engaging hands-on experience of citizen science as a way to honor our planet.

Green Infrastructure Center | Earth Day Press Release | “The Green Infrastructure Center has secured several million dollars from the Inflation Reduction Act to hire an additional 12 staff to expand urban tree cover in more than 100 cities and towns over the next three years in VA, RI, SC, GA and MS.”

Keep American Beautiful #152PickUpChallenge | “According to the Keep America Beautiful 2020 National Litter Study, there are 50 billion pieces of litter across the country. If every American picked up 152 pieces, we would clean it all up! Do your part by joining the #152PickUpChallenge.”

National Recreation and Park Association | Earth Month Infographic | NRPA created an infographic for Earth Month, showcasing how investing in parks and recreation contributes to healthier communities and sustainable climate solutions.

National Wildlife Federation | Clean Earth Challenge | National Wildlife Federation initiated the Clean Earth Challenge, inviting people nationwide to participate in cleaning up trash and litter in their outdoor areas. By joining the Challenge, you’ll assist the National Wildlife Federation in achieving its aim of collecting four million pieces of trash to support the planet.

Natural Areas Conservancy | Advocacy Guidebook | NAC created “The Ultimate Guide for Advocating for Parks and Natural Areas in NYC’s Budget,” a model for advocating for your city or county’s natural areas.

Society of American Foresters Planet vs. Plastic Debate | This Earth Day, SAF dives into the great Planet vs. Plastic debate, and they are #forestproud to stand with Planet, as they do every day of the year.

Student Conservation Association | Earth Month Event | SCA—in partnership with SUFC member the Morton Arboretum and other groups—will host a tree-planting event in honor of Earth Month from 1 to 4 PM on April 28, at Proksa Park in Berwyn, Illinois.

The Davey Institute | Earth Day Tips | In a KCRA 3 news segment, Matt Morgan from Davey’s Sacramento office talks about Earth Day and shares some tree care tips.

The Morton Arboretum | Earth Day Press Release | “Chicago’s two Centers for Species Survival are reporting progress on Earth Day, one year after being established to conserve trees and freshwater ecosystems and raise awareness of the need to prevent irreversible species extinction.” | Arbor Day Resources

The Nature Conservancy | Plant a Billion Trees | Learn more about TNC’s Plant a Billion Trees campaign, a major forest restoration program.

The Park People | Earth + Arbor Day News | “As Earth Day and Arbor Day approach, Denver focuses investments on low tree-canopy neighborhoods” — Read about the efforts of Executive Director Kim Yuan-Farrell and her team!

Trees Louisville | Earth Month Event | On April 27, join Trees Louisville for a plant sale at the Louisville Zoo! Browse a selection of native plants available for purchase.