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The Official Blog of American Forests


How to Use Plants and Trees to Make Your Home Sustainable

  • Dogwood

November 8th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

While the types of windows, doors and laundry apparatus you use continues to dominate the sustainable housing conversation, discover ways in which strategically planting trees and plants around your home can help you live in a more sustainable manner.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of October 31, 2016

November 4th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week’s Forest Digest, discover the natural defenses of our world’s oldest organism, explore the rainforests of North America, read about the on-boarding (or lack thereof) of agribusiness to the Paris climate deal and learn about a new method finance gurus are implementing to attract private investors to conservation.Read More

The Best Fall Forests For…

  • Acadia National Forest

November 3rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Exploring forests during autumn adds an entirely new dimension to the experience — the breathtaking fall colors. Whether you prefer hiking in the mountains or a city stroll, here are the best locations for your favorite fall recreation activities. 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

Corporate Partner Profile: Whole Foods Market

  • Christmas Trees

November 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Whole Foods Market® and American Forests first partnered last December to plant a tree for every Christmas tree sold in Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. and Canada. And, we are back at it this holiday season! Learn more about our partnership and how you can help us plant more trees.Read More
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