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Support American Forests This #GivingTuesday

November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

From now until December 31, every donation to American Forests will be matched dollar-for-dollar! Help us restore forests and all the benefits they bring — by donating now your gift will go twice as far!Read More

Book Review: “And Again” by John Hirsch

November 27th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

What does it mean to care for the land? Explore this question with photographer John Hirsch as he documents researchers continuing a 110-year tradition of caring for the renowned Harvard Forest.Read More

Forest Digest: November 26, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service looks into a virtual reality campaign, global cocoa producers pledge to increase sustainable production and logging threatens Tasmania’s migratory parrots, in this week’s Forest Digest.Read More

Bi-Coastal Reforestation in Iceland

November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

American Forests and Alcoa Foundation have partnered with the Icelandic Forestry Association, embarking on a three-year, 45,000 tree planting project that will occur in the eastern and southwest parts of Iceland, a country that has been 95 percent deforested since the 9th century.Read More

A New Take on an Urban Forest

Our partner LightStream recently reached 1,000 acres of trees planted. Find out what happened when we celebrated by bringing almost 200 trees, shrubs and plants to Times Square in New York City!Read More
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