International Day of Forests (March 21)

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Cypress swamp at Horseshoe Lake

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  • Commemorative Days and Events


United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)


Each year, various events celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests, and trees outside of forests, for the benefit of current and future generations. Countries are encouraged to undertake efforts to organize local, national, and international activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns, on International Day of Forests.

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