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Afterschool and Summer Learning Network Beyond School Bells and Partnership Coalition Grow the Good Life: Statewide Youth Tree-A-Thon Planned for Arbor Day Weekend and 2020

On Friday, March 13, Beyond School Bells, Nebraska’s afterschool and summer learning network announced its statewide challenge for youth and their communities across the state to collectively plant over 20,000 trees on Arbor Day weekend, April 24-26.

The coalition recognizes the extenuating circumstances due to the Coronavirus and will stay updated on the most current information regarding the virus and whether a postponement of the Arbor Day events will be necessary to a fall planting.

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Posted in Middle Childhood, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Celebrate Arbor Day: Our 5 favorite children’s books about trees

Today is Nebraska’s favorite holiday! The first Arbor Day was celebrate on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska City when J. Sterling Morgan oversaw the planting of nearly 1 million trees in Nebraska. Share the green and growing spirit of Arbor

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