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The Official Blog of American Forests


Forest Digest — Week of October 17, 2016

  • Gopher Tortoise.

October 21st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, get to know the new poster species of forest conservation, understand some of the challenges the forests of Haiti have faced, learn how birds can get drunk from trees and how climate change is resulting in increased tree deaths and the impact that has on people.Read More

Best Fall Foliage Views in the U.S.: West

October 20th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

As we round out our fall foliage journey across the U.S., we head out West — known for its mountainous wilderness and gorgeous autumnal colors. This guide will help you identify and explore some of the best spots for fall foliage viewing in the region, as well as activities to do and can't-miss spots to see!Read More

Collect and Contribute to Our National Parks

  • 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Coin

October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

As 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, learn how you can collect commemorative coins to both mark the special occasion but also help to contribute to the protection of these beloved landscapes.Read More

Why I’m Here: Taking Responsibility for Our Planet

  • Doyle Irvin.

October 18th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Sometimes, it takes your world being interrupted to realize a greater issue that we are all facing. That is exactly the case for our new communications and marketing volunteer, Doyle Irvin, and it's why he wants to develop a career communicating the need to protect our environment.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of October 10, 2016

  • Fall Foliage

October 14th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover the importance of trees in cities, explore some of the world's most "haunted" forests, understand how climate change has impacted fire season within the U.S. and learn when fall foliage will peak in your area and across the country.Read More
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