When Is Arbor Day

What is Arbor Day?

Arbor means tree in Latin. It is a feminine word and is often referred to a tree. On this particular day people are encouraged to plant trees and plants to improve the environment. This day was first celebrated in Nebraska City.

First Arbor Day celebrated

In 1872, the first Arbor Day was observed. J Sterling Morton was the brain child of Arbor Day. This day is celebrated on April 10th of every year. One can plant any kind of tree on this day depending on the climatic and weather conditions of the country. Different countries celebrate this day on different dates. An estimated 1 million trees were planted in 1872.