16 May – Love A Tree Day
Today is Love A Tree Day!
Each year on May 16th, we celebrate this environmental holiday. It’s the perfect day to celebrate all the wonderful things that trees contribute to the planet.
Fun trivia facts about trees:
- A mature tree can remove nearly 70 times more airborne pollution than a newly planted one
- A single tree produces about 260 pounds of oxygen each year. Two fully mature trees can provide enough oxygen each year to support a family of 4!
- Over 20% of the Earth’s oxygen is produced in the Amazon Rainforest
- There are some tree species that live to be several thousand years old!
Show your love for trees today! Take a walk in the woods, plant a tree, or give your kids a fun arts and crafts project to draw the most beautiful tree they can imagine.
It’s important to take care of our planet’s trees and appreciate their significance to our well-being.