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Check out our collection of stories highlighting the work we do, the partners who make it possible and the impact our efforts have had on ecosystems, wildlife and people throughout the United States and across the world.

Replanting Giants on Mount Adams

Mount Adams looms over the White Salmon Wild and Scenic River, where its alpine forest feeds the headwaters of the cold, swift current. Find out how American Forests has partnered to replant the areas damaged by wildfire.Read More

Home for the Holidays: The Grizzy Bear and Its Whitebark Pine Home

  • Grizzly Bear
Is there a more iconic animal of the West Coast than the grizzly bear? Once the dominant predator of the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains, now only 1,500 grizzlies remain in the lower 48 states. Their natural habitat is under attack from pine beetles and blister rust. Our Home for the Holidays initiative is helping restore their habitat.Read More

American ReLeaf: Muskegon River Restoration

  • Muskegon River

November 2nd, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Muskegon River is home to giant sturgeon and salmon which spawn in its cold tributaries. After invasive species threatened the surrounding forest, American Forests partnered with the U.S. Forest Service to restore the critical riparian habitat.Read More

American ReLeaf Highlight: Restoring Riverside Habitat at Skagit Wild and Scenic River, Wash.

August 18th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Skagit Wild and Scenic River provides essential habitat for all five species of Pacific salmon, has the largest population of overwintering bald eagles and is home to the elusive black swift. When deforestation threatened to destroy this incredible ecosystem, American Forests partnered to restore the critical riparian habitat.
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American Forests & the Alcoa Foundation Partner in 2016 to Plant 470,000 Trees

  • Alcoa Volunteers
More than 1 million trees have been planted in partnership with the Alcoa Foundation, on track to reach a goal of 10 million trees by 2020! Find out how American Forests and Alcoa have restored forests across the United States, Spain, Brazil, China and Canada.
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