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Forest Digest — Week of April 24, 2017

April 28th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover the history of Arbor Day, read about the EU’s conflict with Poland over logging practices, learn about a unique plant species that covers forest floors, hear about a new tree-harvesting method that will boost biodiversity, explore the history of the Soil Conservation Act and find out about a new pollution reduction plan in China. Read More

Wrapping up Earth Month!

The votes have been counted! Earth Month has been an inspiringly busy month for all of us at American Forests, and we thank you for taking part in the launch of our Wildlands for Wildlife initiative. Want to know which region won $10,000 towards their ecosystem? Discover inside!Read More

Exciting Announcements on Our Partnership with Alcoa Foundation

American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announce a new, three-year partnership and the line-up of 2017 restoration projects in locations across the globe.Read More

Enter to Win Our Earth Month 2017 Gift Giveaway

It's your last chance to enter to win the exciting outdoorsy gift package worth more than $800 and full of great products from some of our amazing partners, including Eddie Bauer, WeWOOD, Bambeco, S’well, Reveal and UncommonGoods!Read More

Joining Forces to Double Longleaf Pine Forests by 2024

  • Endangered Gopher Tortoise eats grass on the Atlantic coast of F
Historically, longleaf pine forests extended across 90 million acres in the Southeastern U.S., but today, less than 3 percent remain. Learn what we’re doing to fight damaging fire-suppression policies and restore wildlife habitats in this region.Read More
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