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Forest Digest — Week of February 6th, 2017

  • Forest

February 10th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover how trees help each other survive, read about the unexpected economic benefits of the California drought that wiped out 102 million trees in the Sierra Nevadas, explore new data suggesting that trees on African farms help reduce poverty and maintain biodiversity and learn about artist Sean Yoro’s new tree mural. Read More

Replanting Giants on Mount Adams

Mount Adams looms over the White Salmon Wild and Scenic River, where its alpine forest feeds the headwaters of the cold, swift current. Find out how American Forests has partnered to replant the areas damaged by wildfire.Read More

10 Nature-Inspired Date Ideas

  • Couple in Forest

February 8th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Planning the perfect date for Valentine's Day can be tricky. But, we've got you covered! Check out our list of nature-inspired date ideas for a spark of inspiration. Whether it's going for a hike or gazing at a breathtaking night sky, these ideas are sure to set a romantic mood.Read More

Why I’m Here: Respecting Nature’s Ambiguity

  • Maverick Ryan

February 7th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

"Despite our hopes, dreams, desires or needs, nature has a funny way of ditching the individual’s sense of self-importance in favor of a more sophisticated cycle." Learn about the experiences that left this profound impression on our newest policy intern, Maverick, and that led him to pursue a career dedicating to protecting and restoring forests.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of January 30, 2017

  • Trees in bog

February 3rd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, explore a new initiative that aims to preserve wetland forests in the South, discover the sleep benefits of spending time in nature, learn about science-related Supreme Court cases to watch out for this year and read about a new study that suggests forest-dwelling bird species are disappearing from South African forests. Read More
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