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The Official Blog of American Forests


Why I’m Here: Protecting My Sanctuary by Preserving Forests

January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Meet Emily, our new Policy Intern, who brings with her a passion for conservation — and forest bathing! Not to be confused with showering in the woods, forest bathing is the act of mental and physical rejuvenation from walking in the forest. Learn more about Emily's history with her forest sanctuaries.Read More

Forest Digest: January 7, 2018

Get the latest forestry headlines in the first Forest Digest of 2018! You’ll discover how to protect plants from freezing temperatures, the relationship between bees and wildfire and more.Read More

Sacred Roots: Trees in Folklore

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Vikings believed that the world rested on the branches of a giant ash tree, a Greek myth says there’s an apple grove at the western edge of the world that grants immortality, and there’s a Hungarian folktale about a tree that grows beyond the sky.Read More

How to Make 2018 Your Greenest Year Yet

January 1st, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Find green inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions, including cutting back your carbon footprint, ditching plastic straws, planting trees and more. Read More

A Few of Our Staff’s Favorite Things

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December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Check out some of American Forests staff's favorite blog posts, magazine articles and other stories!Read More
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