The World Forestry Day was created in 1971 at the European Confederation of Agriculture’s 23rd General Assembly. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization decided that it would be commemorated as an annual occurrence on March 21st.
The first commemoration of the day took place on March 21, 2013. For the International Day of Forests, the United Nations (UN) collaborates with states, environmental groups, and the general public to support both local and global activities. Activities include:
Tree planting campaigns.
Photo exhibits that portray the importance of forests and trees.
Credit: Nature Lover’s Ambassadors ( NALA) Potiskum LGA of Yobe State, Nigeria.