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The Official Blog of American Forests


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

What to Do if You Are Lost in a Forest

February 15th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Getting lost in a forest can be extremely stressful and overwhelming, which compromises your judgment and critical thinking! Brush up on these best practices before heading out on your next forest adventure, so you’ll be as calm and collected as possible.Read More

5 Wildlife Love Stories

February 14th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

As it turns out, humans aren’t the only ones who go out of their way for love. From grooming each other to decorating their homes, animals have unique ways of expressing affection. Read about these species and their interesting relationships! Read More
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