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The Official Blog of American Forests


Nuclear Nature: A Look at Wildlife in Chernobyl

  • Chernobyl. Credit: Timm Seuss via Flick

January 24th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

It has been 30 years since the disastrous explosion in Chernobyl. Read how the disaster, and resulting radiation, has impact surrounding forests and wildlife, both in the shorter term and in anticipation of the longer term.Read More

Inauguration Day

  • White House

January 20th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Interested in American Forests’ view on the Trump Administration and how it impacts our work? Read our Inauguration Day post.Read More

“You’ll be my arms, I’ll be your eyes”: A Story of Two Disabled Men Who’ve Planted More Than 10,000 Trees

  • Hand holding tree

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In the face of challenging disabilities, Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi, two childhood friends, work together to plant trees to help improve air-quality in their polluted home in China. Read the incredible and inspiring story of their passion and the responsibility they feel to help protect our environment.Read More

Zinke Confirmation Hearing and What It Means for Our Forests

  • Yosemite National Park

January 18th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

We are working with our champions on the Hill to fully vet the cabinet picks that have direct influence over the state of our forests. Learn what the confirmation of Secretary of the Interior nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), could mean for our forests.Read More

How to Eat Sustainably in Winter

  • Vegetables

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Knowing what is locally grown and sustainable can be confusing, but don’t worry: your winter diet doesn’t have to be boring! In this guide, learn how you can find your local farmer’s market, choose seasonal vegetables and discover new recipes! Read More
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