This week #treechat is a celebration of tree planting with Bartlett Tree Experts. DYK? Arbor Day dates from 1854. J. Sterling Morton proposed a holiday to plant trees on April 10 of that year to be known as 'Arbor Day' to encourage planting trees needed as windbreaks to stabilize the soil and give shade from the sun. In 1855, Arbor day became a legal U.S. holiday and was moved to the last Friday in April. Each of the states now have their own official Arbor Day that is location-specific to the time of year best suited for planting trees.
Join Bartlett Tree Experts and Corona Tools for a celebration of Arbor Day and share your own tree planting stories on #treechat on Twitter.
Be a Tree Hero
Prior to the live event, participants submitted a story or picture of a tree they've planted to win a free redbud seedling. During the live event, Bartlett Tree Experts recognized some of the tree heroes out there too and also shared #treehero stories live.
You're Invited to Tweet
Join @CoronaTools along with chat partner and host, Bartlett Tree Experts with Marketing Manager, Tina McNulty @BartlettTreeExp for a celebration of Arbor Day and sharing of your tree planting stories and photos. The live chat begins Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST. This is the Twitter chat were we come together with industry experts and fellow tree tweeps each week to discuss all things related to trees and tree care, since 2010!
Celebrations - Hear how we celebrate Arbor Day on the holiday and all year long with Bartlett’s Trees for Tomorrow program.
Share - Register your tree planting stories and photos at Bartlett Tree Experts and share them during #treechat.
Importance of Stewardship - Discuss the importance of tree planting and stewardship in our communities
Fun Facts - Learn fun tree facts!
Join the Conversation
Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat. They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!
If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat. It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.
Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners. We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.