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Home for the Holidays: Protecting & Restoring Homes for Wildlife

  • Home for the Holidays

November 21st, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

This holiday season, American Forests is teaming up with our partners on a multi-channel campaign, Home for the Holidays, to save the forest habitats of some truly special animals: the Kirtland’s Warbler, the Gopher Tortoise, the Ocelot, the Grizzly Bear and the Pacific Salmon.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of November 14, 2016

  • Alaska

November 18th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover the world's tallest tropical tree, read how scientists are understanding what allows trees to survive or not in one very harsh ecosystem, understand how climate change is impacting underwater forests and learn how demand for avocados is impacting the winter habitat of the monarch butterfly.Read More

2016 Forests in Focus Photo Contest Winners!

  • 2016 Forests in Focus Winners

November 17th, 2016|Tags: |1 Comment

Our second annual photo contest was flooded with incredible submissions, but without further ado, we are excited to announce the 2016 Forests in Focus Grand Prize, Category and People's Choice winners, along with our Honorable Mentions! Don't miss these gorgeous shots!Read More

Remembering Fallen Champion Trees

  • Pacific madrone
Champion big trees can be thought of as the mascots of forests! Their magnificent beauty is powerful, but they are still susceptible to pests and extreme weather. In this post, learn about some of the recently fallen champions and the causes of their demise. Read More

Why I’m Here: A Young Documentarian’s Story

  • Sydney Straschnov

November 15th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

From a young age, caring for our planet and inspiring others to do so has been a passion for Sydney Straschnov. Learn more about our new communications and media intern, Sydney, and what led her to aspire to film and photograph our planet in a way that inspires other to protect it.Read More
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