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Forest Digest – Week of June 6, 2016

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June 10th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Landscape artwork that’s alive? Check out this week’s Forest Digest to discover the creative way this British artist is shaping forests into art. This week’s headlines also include a new map application that could save forests from being burned, and a fascinating interview about the private sector’s role in addressing climate change.
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Capturing the Beauty of Trees in Our Cities

  • Chicago

June 9th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Urban forests provide beautiful backdrops to the bustle of city living. Take in the beauty of tree-lined streets and canopied parks by viewing this collection of photographs by our Artist-in-Residence, Chuck Fazio, and appreciate the life and loveliness that urban forests bring to our cities.
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A Long-Term Investment: Restoring the Longleaf Pine Forests of the Southeastern U.S.

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With an astonishing 97 percent loss of longleaf pines across the southeastern United States, American Forests has planted more than 7.4 million longleaf pines to restore this important ecosystem and the rare habitat of the Bachman’s sparrow, black fox squirrel and gopher tortoise.
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Forest Digest – Week of May 30, 2016

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June 3rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

The latest in forest news includes potential for Alaska’s forests to increase carbon storage, highlights Canada’s struggle to prevent the demise of old-growth forests and presents a plan by China to increase forest cover to 23 percent of the entire country. Also, is the future of the nation’s forests resting in the hands of individual families?
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Why I’m here: My Ongoing Green Journey

  • Salsabil
Meet our newest policy intern, Salsabil! Growing up in a rural section of Morocco, she grew to love exploring the great outdoors. After studying environmental policies and the benefits of urban forests, Salsabil is excited to join the American Forests team and advocate for forest-friendly policies.
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