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Getting Serious about Soil Part 1: An Introduction to the Importance of Our Soil

  • Soil

September 8th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Often left unnoticed by the general public, soil plays a vastly important role in the health of our planet. In the first installment of this three-part series on soil, get an introduction to the importance of nutrient-rich and stable soil, and understand how the threat of climate change is impacting the state of our soil.Read More

Meet Our New Senior Director of Major Gifts

  • Jimmy O'Connor

September 6th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

The American Forests' team is growing! We're so excited to introduce Jimmy, our new senior director of major gifts! In this Q&A blog post, get to know Jimmy and why he is passionate about being a part of American Forests and furthering out mission! Read More

Forest Digest — Week of August 29, 2016

  • Green Mountain National Forest

September 2nd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, find out how the Amazon rainforest may actually be able to adjust to climate change, how drought is impacting our northern forests, how time spent in nature can help cultivate emotional balance and learn how and why trees "communicate" with each other.Read More

#hug2give Launches with Spectacular Event at the High Line in NYC

  • American Forests and Eddie Bauer Event Backdrop
On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, American Forests and Eddie Bauer hosted an event in New York City at the High Line to launch the #hug2give campaign. To participate in the campaign simply take a photo of you hugging a tree and post it to Twitter or Instagram, tagging #hug2give, #onetree, @americanforests and @eddiebauer. For each photo posted through September 15, Eddie Bauer will donate $50 to American Forests, giving one tree for every dollar donated up to 25,000 trees!Read More

National Wildlife Day to be Celebrated on September 4th!

  • Ocelot

September 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

This coming Sunday, September 4th, is National Wildlife Day! To celebrate, here are some of the adorable, impressive and incredible wildlife that have all had sections of their habitat restored through American Forests’ planting projects!Read More
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