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The Endangered Species Act Is Being Threatened

March 16th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

A portion of Congress is eager to amend, or "modernize," the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Learn how changing the ESA could have negative impacts for threatened and endangered species and what American Forests believes should be done about it.Read More

Restoring Colorado’s Green Tunnel

Invasive species and devastating wildfires have threatened to destroy the view from a scenic byway, rare wildlife habitat and an entire town, but American Forests has worked to restore the forest ecosystem and create safe wildfire barriers for the town. Read More

5 Remarkable Women in Conservation

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March 14th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wrote about five groundbreaking women in conservation history. Read about these devoted conservationists and their remarkable achievements!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of March 6th, 2017

March 10th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, read about a computer that scientists have trained to ‘see’ trees, discover the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms underlying forest diversity, learn about the negative impacts of palm oil on the environment and explore data that questions trees’ ability to offset carbon emissions.Read More

Seeing Nature through the Eyes of 5 Photographers

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March 9th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Photography has the power to inspire, influence and transport viewers to places they’ve never been before. Here is a compilation of some of the best nature and wildlife photo tours that money can buy that take you on adventures that are truly priceless. Read More
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