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The Official Blog of American Forests


Why I’m Here: Promoting the Longevity and Health of Forests

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Our new policy intern, Mick Lundquist, was inspired into action when the threat of heavy metal mining loomed over his favorite place on Earth, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. He now takes that inspiration and hopes to protect the environment world-wide!Read More

The Green Locomotive Project

June 7th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our Global ReLeaf program aims to restore and protect forests everywhere through hands-on action around the world. In another installment of our project series with Alcoa Foundation, check out what we’re doing to reduce carbon emissions from bauxite mining in Brazil, in collaboration with the Vitoria Regia Institute! Read More

10 Family-Friendly Forests

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Need a forest wilderness suitable for the whole family? Well pack the lunchboxes and load up the mini-van, because you and your loved ones are headed to these 10 family-friendly forests!Read More

Forests in Focus Photo Contest Now Open

June 5th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Love nature’s forests? Keen on capturing their beauty? You’re in luck! Our annual Forests in Focus photo contest has officially begun, and we’re here to inspire you to get shooting with past winners and some nature photography tips.Read More

American Forests’ Response to Paris Agreement Withdrawal

June 2nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Yesterday, President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark international effort that places strong emphasis on using forests as a climate change solution, both to capture carbon emissions and to protect our communities. Read More
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