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The National Arbor Day Foundation is offering all Americans the opportunity to help choose our national tree. The deadline for voting is April 26th, the day before National Arbor Day. Voters can pick from a list of 21 tree candidates, which include all state trees, or they can write in a tree candidate of their own. In addition, they can read the educational information provided online about the different trees. Voters can register a tree at www.arborday.org. Mail votes should be sent to: The National Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE 68410.