Trees play a vital role in our everyday lives. They improve the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink. They beautify our community and neighborhood streets and shade our nation's children and grandchildren. Trees are an integral part of our lives.
Because trees are so awesome for the many benefits they provide, initiatives such as the Community Tree Recovery Program, a systematic response to disasters in communities nationwide, exist. National organizations have realized trees improve and revitalize communities in so many ways, particularly in areas suffering the aftermath of natural disasters, and several planting programs have sprouted and flourished ever since.
But trees are also valuable to communities, parks and landscapes that have been fortunate to avoid the path of severe weather and strong, devastating storms. There are many great locations in which you can plant new trees, even in your own backyard!
This Friday's National Arbor Day celebration is on our mind, so we've got three of the best spots to plant an awesome tree:
Davey participates in Arbor Day events all over the country every year.
In the spirit of giving, Davey provided a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery Program in December 2013.