Loose Leaf

The Official Blog of American Forests


Why I’m Here: Trading Prickly Pear for Red Pine

  • Megan Feeney
After a recent trip to the Amazon Basin, Megan Feeney experienced a deep connection to the environment, deciding to pursue an internship with American Forests in order to continue advocating strongly for conservation and to make the environment a larger part of political discussions.
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An Adventurer’s Connection to Nature: Q&A with Eddie Bauer Athlete KC Deane

  • KC Deane
Thriving off of outdoor adventure, Eddie Bauer Athlete KC Deane has explored countless mountainsides and often documented his experiences through filmmaking. In this Q&A, find out how he got his start, where he finds his motivation and the impact he hopes to have on others.
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Forest Digest – Week of June 13, 2016

  • urban forest

June 17th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Headlines this week include alarming news from California, suggesting that even those who don’t love the outdoors should be concerned about deforestation, and valuing their urban trees at $1 billion a year. Find out about the new forest deal between the U.S. and Norway and how Canadian forests can survive the threats of climate change.
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Discover 5 of America’s Old-Growth Forests

  • Jedediah Redwoods State Park
Ancient forests are an impressive symbol of the strength and resiliency of our forests. From across the country, these majestic old-growth forests have seen centuries of history pass by as they safely avoided being felled by extreme weather, pests, disease or the timber industry.
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Why I’m Here: Combining Passions for Forests and Communications

June 14th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Meet Lindsay, whose love for forests and outdoor recreation combined with an interest in Communications, inspired her to pursue an internship with the American Forests Communications department.
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