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The Official Blog of American Forests


Among red spruce in the Central Appalachians

  • Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
There are currently more than one million acres of abandoned mine land in the Central Appalachians where, without restoration, trees can’t grow. Discover what we’re doing to replenish the forests in this area.Read More

A bright future for Kirtland’s warbler in the Northern Great Lakes

Modern fire suppression policies in the Northern Great Lakes have interrupted the natural fire cycle in the region and put wildlife species, such as the Kirtland’s warbler, under threat. Learn what we’re doing to restore this habitat. Read More

Future of the grizzly bear in Northern Rockies and Cascades

  • Bear in winter
The whitebark pine ecosystems in the Northern Rockies and Cascades house many diverse wildlife species, including the threatened grizzly bear. However, a combination of disease, pests and fire suppression policies have endangered whitebark pines.Read More

10 Most Instagrammable Locations for a Treehugger

April 12th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

These 10 locations around the world are Instagram worthy! From Northern Ireland to New Zealand, there are plenty of trees for you to photograph. If you love trees and travel, check out these places for your next top post.Read More

Meet Our New Database Manager

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

American Forests' team keeps on growing! We're so excited to introduce Nora, our new database manager. In this Q&A blog post, learn more about Nora and why she is excited about joining the American Forests staff and furthering our mission.Read More
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