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GR25: Reforesting Former Strip Mines in 1993

    Stark comparison between strip-mined land and untouched land in background. Credit: Boyd Norton via wikimedia commons.

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    Forest Digest – Week of November 9, 2015

      November 13th, 2015|Tags: , , |0 Comments

      A forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, near Point-Noire Diosso. Credit: jbdodane via Flickr. Find

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      Clear, Cold & Perfect: American Forests Plants 50 Millionth Tree alongside Eddie Bauer, Ryan Reynolds

        By Lea Sloan, Vice President of Communications Eddie Bauer and Philanthropic Ambassador Ryan Reynolds Plant 50 Millionth

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        The Meaning of 50 Million Trees: Scott Steen Speech

          American Forests President & CEO, Scott Steen, speaking at our 50 millionth tree planting on November 11,

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          The Legend of Sleepy Trees

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          November 10th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

          Trees go dormant in the winter months, essentially “falling asleep” and consuming only the resources needed to stay alive. Follow the trees’ “sleep cycle” through winter, from when cooler temperatures begin to initiate the dormant stage through the spring awakening.
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