Loose Leaf

The Official Blog of American Forests


Healing Plants You Can Forage

July 20th, 2017|3 Comments

Interested in plant medicine? You might already have a medicinal garden growing wild in your backyard! Read more to discover healing plants you can forage in parks and greenspaces near you.Read More

More Than a Utility

Would you be surprised to learn that an electric utility is a significant restoration organization? The Massena Electric Department understands that urban canopy is key to a healthy community, and has justifiably won awards for nine straight years. Find out more insideRead More

Forests as Carbon Sinks

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July 18th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Ever wonder what people mean when they say we couldn’t breathe without trees? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve got the answers: photosynthesis and carbon sequestration!Read More

Life Thrives in Death Valley

July 14th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In the national park famed for arid conditions and absurdly high temperatures, you might assume Death Valley to be devoid of life. Quite the opposite, actually! Read more to discover how native flora and fauna defy all odds and not only survive, but thrive.Read More

Playing With Death

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

As a fungal infection paves its way through thousands of ash trees in the U.K, iPhone users are fighting back. This app allows anyone and everyone to get involved in the science and innovation that might save the ash trees and miles of vital forest spaces.Read More
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