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    2017: A Year of Growth

    By Matt Harris | December 27, 2017

    The days are short and the temperatures are cold this time of year. It’s a great time to reflect on all that we have accomplished. As I think about the last year, Arbor Day Foundation members and partners have made the scale and positive impact of our work greater than ever. Here at home, you’ve made it possible to deliver thousands of trees to replace those lost to hurricanes and natural disasters, to help homeowners plant new energy-saving trees in their yards,…

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    A Message From the Office of Matt Harris

      As the year comes to a close, Chief Executive Matt Harris reflects on all that we accomplished this year because of supporters like you. This year was another year of growth for the Foundation. Thank…

    By Matt Harris | December 23, 2016
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    Springing Ahead

    Springtime is upon us. In some parts of the country, neighborhoods are turning green again. For other areas, it’s just around the corner. While we may take it for granted, the coming of spring…

    By Matt Harris | February 8, 2016
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    A Season of Thanksgiving

    What a wonderful time of year this is that gives us the reminder and opportunity to express our gratitude and reflect on those things for which we are most thankful. Individually, we might be…

    By Matt Harris | November 23, 2015
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    We Live in a Connected World

    More than a century ago, noted conservation leader John Muir said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to the rest of the universe.” We live in a…

    By Matt Harris | October 31, 2014