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Forest Digest — Week of June 26, 2017

July 2nd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Boise attempts to move an 800,000-pound giant sequoia, lightning-caused wildfires are on the rise, and drones are planting trees faster than humans ever could. We dive into all this and more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

7 Free iPhone Apps for Hikers, Birders and Nature Lovers

June 30th, 2017|Tags: , |1 Comment

Who says technology can’t enhance your experiences in nature? Check out these unique nature themed iPhone apps to upgrade your outdoor adventures!Read More

Nooksack is Back: Restoring Riparian Habitats

The salmon of Washington State are in dire straits, so American Forests and the Alcoa Foundation are taking a stand for clean and healthy stream environments by planting riparian habitat in Whatcom County. Learn more about our partnership and newest project here!Read More

Hidden Pasts of Our National Forests

June 27th, 2017|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ever wonder why a mountain has a particular shape or how the stripes and layers of a certain rock came to be? All the answers lie in the history of plate tectonics and geologic forces that shaped the Earth’s surface long ago. Check out the stories of how these 3 national parks formed!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of June 19, 2017

Pennsylvania environmentalists celebrate a policy-related victory, European countries attempt to cover their carbon tracks, and a bold Massachusetts resident “puts his money where his mouth is” in order to fight climate change. Dive into all this and more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More
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