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And the Award Goes to…Movies that Showcase Nature

  • Drive-in movie

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

With the 89th Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, February 26, we wanted to take a look at some award-winning films that do a phenomenal job of showcasing the beauty and power of nature. So, with a nod to this year’s Oscars, here are our Top 10 movies known for their portrayal of the great outdoors. Read More

The Congressional Review Act & Its Current Impact on Our Environment

  • Stream

February 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) has been in the news lately as Congress is turning back rulings made in the last six months of the Obama Administration. Learn what is the CRA is, how is it impacting our environment and what we can do to stop it.Read More

National Forests Named after U.S. Presidents

  • George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

February 21st, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

President’s Day only comes around once a year, but some national forests celebrate it daily! Read about the geography, recreational activities and rich histories of the four national forests named after U.S. presidents.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of February 13th, 2017

  • Wolf

February 17th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, learn about a recent senate hearing that puts the Endangered Species Act under threat, read about two beetle species that are harming Colorado forests, explore plans for a new vertical forest in China and discover how drought and rising temperatures are putting trees at risk.Read More

5 Forest-Friendly Presidents

February 16th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Whether passionately or reluctantly, these five U.S. Presidents have had a great impact on the preservation and restoration of America’s forests. In honor of upcoming Presidents' Day, we reflect on some of America’s Presidents' great conservation moments.Read More
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