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Meet Our New Director of Forest Conservation

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May 3rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Memorable experiences in the great outdoors inspired Eric Sprague to pursue a career in conservation. Learn what our new Director of Forest Conservation believes are the most significant challenges facing forests today, and get a taste of some of his favorite stories from the field.
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Forest Digest – Week of April 25, 2016

April 29th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

How do forests impact water quantity and quality? This week’s Forest Digest during Earth Month highlights this relationship. Read how forests can combat sea level rise, how climate change will impact water yield from forests and how a keystone species that maintains healthy watersheds is being threatened.
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American Forests & the Alcoa Foundation Partner in 2016 to Plant 470,000 Trees

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More than 1 million trees have been planted in partnership with the Alcoa Foundation, on track to reach a goal of 10 million trees by 2020! Find out how American Forests and Alcoa have restored forests across the United States, Spain, Brazil, China and Canada.
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7 Must-Visit Waterfalls across the U.S.

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April 28th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

There’s nothing more beautiful than a waterfall rushing out of a forested mountainside. This collection of seven breathtaking waterfalls from across the United States symbolizes the important relationship of forests and water, and are must-see destinations for your next getaway.
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The Important Relationship between Forests and Water

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April 26th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Find out how forests act as water storage and filtration devices for nature, and why they are so essential to life on earth. The need for clean water goes beyond just human survival—it is essential for wildlife and all the ecosystems on earth.
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