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A Guide to Forest-Friendly Summer Vacationing

  • Banff National Park

June 28th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

From rustic retreats to luxurious getaways, there’s a forest-friendly vacation destination waiting to be explored. Use this post to guide your entire summer vacation process, from picking a destination to returning home.
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Forest Digest — Week of June 20, 2016

  • Forest fire

June 24th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Forest news this week has heated up around wildfire! How do forest fires affect climate change? How much government funding should go towards preventing and mitigating wildlife? Check out this week’s Forest Digest to read the latest forest-related articles!
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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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