For the Trees: Tracing the roots of Arbor Day


May 15, 2023

Students in McVille, N.D. discovered this robin's nest full of eggs in a spruce tree on an Arbor Day nature walk.

"Finally, the month of May has arrived in North Dakota! And with that, many communities across the state will be celebrating Arbor Day. The entire month of May is Arbor Month in North Dakota."

Arbor Day is a long-standing tradition of celebrating trees across the country, started in 1872 in Nebraska by J. Sterling Morton. Tree enthusiasts in Dakota Territory hopped on board in 1882 to plant,...

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