National NeighborWoods® Month is the annual celebration of trees and green communities. Every October, tens of thousands of volunteers take action to improve their neighborhoods by planting and caring for trees.
USDA Says “Be Part of the Action” during National NeighborWoods® Month
To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of National NeighborWoods® Month, USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has issued a video message encouraging all Americans to “be part of the action” this October by planting and caring for trees. Watch the video and join in the celebration. To show your support, share his video message on social media using #NeighborWoods.
- Follow @NeighborWoods on Twitter for event updates and NeighborWoods® news.
- Visit Alliance for Community Trees on Facebook.
- View more NeighborWoods® videos on YouTube.
2014 Media Coverage:
- Students help plant trees at Kirchhoff Park (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
- Good News: New trees taking roots in needy Jacksonville communities (Florida Times Union)
- Opa-locka Community Members Transform Magnolia North Community Park as part of National NeighborWoods Month
- Frankfort’s Fantasy Forest is example of many benefits of urban tree planting (Kentucky.com)
- Kokomo to plant 400 new trees by end of October (Kokomo Tribune)
- NeighborWoods featured in President’s Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda (White House Council on Environmental Quality)
- Friends of Grand Rapids Parks tree planting launches NeighborWoods Month activities (WTWO)
- Initiative Will Make Terre Haute Greener (WZZM)
- Plant A Tree For Groot Challenge
- Tree Chat (twitter)
See our 2013 Results: 50,000 New Trees Make U.S. Cities Healthier and More Resilient
Past Media Coverage and Promotions:
- Landscape Chat (twitter)
- Nature Sacred
- Natural Awakenings Magazine
- Tree Care Industry Association
- American Public Works Association
- USA Today
- 2013 US Forest Service PSA video
- 2012 US Forest Service PSA video
- 2011 US Forest Service PSA video
- Rep. Earl Blumenauer PSA video
- Rep. Allyson Schwartz PSA video
- NeighborWoods® playlist on YouTube