Loose Leaf

The Official Blog of American Forests


Our Action Center Will Help Your Voice Be Heard

Theodore Roosevelt lived his life by the mantra, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” With his words in mind, the American Forests Action Center is where you’ll find what you can do in response to what’s going on in government.Read More

Among red spruce in the Central Appalachians

  • Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
There are currently more than one million acres of abandoned mine land in the Central Appalachians where, without restoration, trees can’t grow. Discover what we’re doing to replenish the forests in this area.Read More

A bright future for Kirtland’s warbler in the Northern Great Lakes

Modern fire suppression policies in the Northern Great Lakes have interrupted the natural fire cycle in the region and put wildlife species, such as the Kirtland’s warbler, under threat. Learn what we’re doing to restore this habitat. Read More

Future of the grizzly bear in Northern Rockies and Cascades

  • Bear in winter
The whitebark pine ecosystems in the Northern Rockies and Cascades house many diverse wildlife species, including the threatened grizzly bear. However, a combination of disease, pests and fire suppression policies have endangered whitebark pines.Read More

10 Most Instagrammable Locations for a Treehugger

April 12th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

These 10 locations around the world are Instagram worthy! From Northern Ireland to New Zealand, there are plenty of trees for you to photograph. If you love trees and travel, check out these places for your next top post.Read More
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