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The Official Blog of American Forests


The President’s Skinny Budget Cuts Below the Belt

March 28th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

The President’s proposed budget would have massive ramifications for many of the things we hold dear, like the air we breathe and the water we drink. Just how skinny is his budget? What will the long-term consequences be for the American landscape? Austin Bosworth is here to explain.Read More

Fashion & Food: A Guide to Forest-Friendly Shopping

  • Palm oil plantation deforestation

March 23rd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

With today’s barrage of green marketing, it can be difficult to know if your purchases are actually sustainable or not. Use this guide as a first step towards avoiding products that directly stem from deforestation and environmentally degrading practices, while instead supporting products that are better for you and forests.Read More

Spring Landscaping Tips: Plant a Forest, Lower Your Bills

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

Spring is here, and it's time to begin planning your spring landscaping and gardening projects. If you’re passionate about increasing forests, decreasing your carbon footprint and saving money, these tips are for you!
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10 Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

March 21st, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Capturing the beauty of nature is rewarding but challenging, too. Are you interested in nature photography, but don’t know how to get started? Here are some helpful tips for beginners in the art! Read More

The Endangered Species Act Is Being Threatened

March 16th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

A portion of Congress is eager to amend, or "modernize," the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Learn how changing the ESA could have negative impacts for threatened and endangered species and what American Forests believes should be done about it.Read More
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