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Forest Digest — Week of June 27, 2016

  • Zhangjiajie National Forest

July 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

From rule-breaker forests that change how we understand the effects of climate change on tropical forests to incredible new technology that’s fighting deforestation, this week’s Forest Digest is filled with fascinating new research and information. Check out the articles and be sure to view the slideshow of stunning fairy tale forests.
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Meet Our New Manager of Forest Conservation

  • Justin Hynicka

June 30th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Love for the outdoors, passion for ecosystem science and concern about deforestation has inspired Justin Hynicka to pursue a career as our new Manager of Forest Conservation. Get to know the newest addition to American Forests team!
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A Guide to Forest-Friendly Summer Vacationing

  • Banff National Park

June 28th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

From rustic retreats to luxurious getaways, there’s a forest-friendly vacation destination waiting to be explored. Use this post to guide your entire summer vacation process, from picking a destination to returning home.
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Forest Digest — Week of June 20, 2016

  • Forest fire

June 24th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Forest news this week has heated up around wildfire! How do forest fires affect climate change? How much government funding should go towards preventing and mitigating wildlife? Check out this week’s Forest Digest to read the latest forest-related articles!
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Why I’m Here: Trading Prickly Pear for Red Pine

  • Megan Feeney
After a recent trip to the Amazon Basin, Megan Feeney experienced a deep connection to the environment, deciding to pursue an internship with American Forests in order to continue advocating strongly for conservation and to make the environment a larger part of political discussions.
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