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Forest Digest – Week of January 25, 2016

  • George Washington National Forest

January 29th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In a win for eastern U.S. forests, a plan for an Atlantic Coast Pipeline was rejected this week. Also in this edition of Forest Digest, scientists may have figured out how to revive America’s chestnut trees, Tasmanian thousand year-old trees are burning and the world looks to the fossil fuel industry for large-scale forest restoration.
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2016 Marks National Park Service Centennial

  • Yosemite
In celebration of a hundred years of National Park Service preservation, read about the rich history and exciting current programs that the park service has to offer, as well as their current challenges. Here’s to another century of National Park preservation!
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Why I’m Here: The Necessity of Policy for Environmental Protection and Conservation

  • Andy Logan

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

Meet our new policy intern, Andy Logan, who comes to American Forests with a passion for environmental advocacy. Read about the experiences that first connected him to forests inspired him to pursue a career in conservation.
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Forest Digest – Week of January 18, 2016

January 22nd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Need some encouraging news? This week’s Forest Digest headlines include five reasons to be optimistic about the future of forests and exciting results showing that protected areas of tropical forests are more effective at preserving biodiversity than previously thought.
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American Forests Named Official Green Partner of 22nd Annual SAG Awards

  • Scott Steen, Katie Lowes and Kathy Connell
In honor of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, American Forests will be planting a tree in Angeles National Forest for every guest in attendance. These trees will restore the important watershed of the Los Angeles River. Can’t attend the event? Find out how you can still make a difference!
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