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Forest Digest – Week of June 13, 2016

  • urban forest

June 17th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Headlines this week include alarming news from California, suggesting that even those who don’t love the outdoors should be concerned about deforestation, and valuing their urban trees at $1 billion a year. Find out about the new forest deal between the U.S. and Norway and how Canadian forests can survive the threats of climate change.
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Discover 5 of America’s Old-Growth Forests

  • Jedediah Redwoods State Park
Ancient forests are an impressive symbol of the strength and resiliency of our forests. From across the country, these majestic old-growth forests have seen centuries of history pass by as they safely avoided being felled by extreme weather, pests, disease or the timber industry.
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Why I’m Here: Combining Passions for Forests and Communications

June 14th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Meet Lindsay, whose love for forests and outdoor recreation combined with an interest in Communications, inspired her to pursue an internship with the American Forests Communications department.
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Forest Digest – Week of June 6, 2016

  • Foggy forest

June 10th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Landscape artwork that’s alive? Check out this week’s Forest Digest to discover the creative way this British artist is shaping forests into art. This week’s headlines also include a new map application that could save forests from being burned, and a fascinating interview about the private sector’s role in addressing climate change.
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Capturing the Beauty of Trees in Our Cities

  • Chicago

June 9th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Urban forests provide beautiful backdrops to the bustle of city living. Take in the beauty of tree-lined streets and canopied parks by viewing this collection of photographs by our Artist-in-Residence, Chuck Fazio, and appreciate the life and loveliness that urban forests bring to our cities.
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