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Juneau celebrates the 50th anniversary of Arbor Day in Alaska, 2016
Juneau celebrates the 50th anniversary of Arbor Day in Alaska, 2016

 

Celebrate Alaska Arbor Day On Monday May 21, 2018

Arbor Day is America's national tree planting holiday, the day we set aside to plant ceremonial trees, educate children and adults about the importance of trees, and honor the important role that trees play in our daily lives.

If you want to participate in an event near you, check out the calendar below for a listing of Arbor Day events around the state. Check back frequently, the calendar will be updated as we learn about events.

 

2018 Arbor Day Grants

Celebrate Arbor Day

The Alaska Community Forest Council is offering small grants to help celebrate Arbor Day 2018 on May 21. Grants will be in the $200-$500 range, and can be used to plant a tree or support other activities that promote Arbor Day in Alaska.

Grant funds were provided to the Council from: The Society of American Foresters (SAF); Cook Inlet and Yukon River Chapters, The Alaska Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and Paul’s Tree Service of Anchorage.

Applications are due by 4:30 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018. See the Request for Proposals and other documents below for more information.

 

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