We inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees.
This is the mission statement of the National Arbor Day Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit conservation and education organization.Founded in 1972, the centennial of the first Arbor Day observance in the 19th century, the Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners. The impact made in the world is accomplished through their conservation and education programs.
The City of Branson has been designated a Tree City by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the past 20 years. To achieve the Tree City status, a community must meet four standards:
The City of Branson has been the recipient of 15 Tree City USA Growth Awards for environmental improvements and providing higher levels of tree care than what is required by the Tree City USA community standards.
The City of Branson Tree Board celebrates Arbor Day in April.