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Forest Digest: April 22, 2018

Read about how the human footprint is negatively impacting global wildlife, how a special mushroom mix is boosting tree growth in the Great Caledonian forest and more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

American Forests Responds: Jim Hubbard USDA Under Secretary Nomination

Jim Hubbard is an outstanding leader with a great appreciation for all of America's forests, and we strongly support his nomination to Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment.Read More

A Legacy of Success

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

American Forests' first-ever project in the 1990s was in AuSable State Forest in Michigan, where we planted jack pines to help restore habitat for the critically endangered Kirtland's warbler. Nearly 30 years later, and after even more years of being on the Endangered Species List, the Kirtland's warbler is poised to be delisted in the near future.Read More

Forest Digest: April 15, 2018

Immersive virtual reality technology is being used to plot urban green spaces, and areas in the Southern Appalachian region have been selected for trail maintenance. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: April 8, 2018

Apparel companies are enforcing environmental standards for their clothing products, Iceland continues its reforestation efforts, and nitrogen can be found in the Earth’s bedrock, not just in the atmosphere. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More
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