Julius Sterling Morton founded the first Arbor Day in Nebraska in 1872. He loved planting trees—especially fruit trees—on his Nebraska farm, and he came up with the Arbor Day idea to get more citizens involved in tree planting.
If you were ever in Boy Scouts, you know the magic allure of Philmont Scout Ranch. In the Sangre de Cristo Range of northern New Mexico, Philmont is the nation’s premier high adventure base.
Maine’s forest industry has been through a few rough years. In the last several years, there have been six mill closures and half of the state’s softwood pulpwood market have disappeared.