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Big Win for Urban Forests

March 29th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

While the President's FY2018 budget proposed eliminating the U.S. Forest Service's Urban and Community Forestry program, the omnibus bill recently passed by Congress not only funds the program through September 2018, but also includes an impressive $28.5 million increase!Read More

Forest Digest: March 25, 2018

The composition of forests in the eastern U.S. is changing with climate change, and logging, if carefully managed, can help maintain and improve habitats for larger wildlife, like jaguars. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest! Read More

American Forests Responds: Fire Suppression Funding Fix in the 2018 Omnibus

March 22nd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

The inclusion of a legislative fix to the fire suppression funding process in the FY 2018 Omnibus appropriations bill is a major step forward for our forests, and we celebrate the bipartisan effort that made it possible.Read More

5 of the Best Things About Spring

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Happy first day of spring from American Forests! Find out our favorite things about the season, from the abundance of new life to the array of springtime colors.Read More

Forest Digest: March 18, 2018

As populations in cities continue to rise, urban forests will become a pivotal part of infrastructure. Get the details on this and other green news in the latest Forest Digest!Read More
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