NATIONAL LOVE A TREE DAY
May 16 of each year honors National Love a Tree Day. On this day, trees are celebrated and recognized for the wonderful gift that they are to us. National Love a Tree Day is in the middle of Garden for Wildlife Month.
Most species of trees tend to be long-lived. There are some trees live to be several thousand years old.
The tallest known tree is 379 ft. tall.
Trees provide more than just beautiful landscapes and a shady canopy on a sunny day. They play a significant role in reducing erosion and moderating the climate as well as give us oxygen. Large quantities of carbon are stored in their tissues as trees remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Trees are a vital part of nature. This is a good day to plant a new tree or spend some time enjoying the beauty of the trees that are all around you. Use #LoveATreeDay to post on social media.
Within our research, we were unable to find the origin of National Love a Tree Day. National Love a Tree Day is a relative of Arbor Day.