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Why I’m Here: A Passion for Protecting the Environment

  • Jack Thuon in Grindelwald, Switzerland.

October 4th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Sometimes, it takes an influential moment in life to make us change perspective. That's exactly what happened for Jack, our new Communications intern at American Forests. Learn what experience made Jack see forests in a new light and why he wants to devote his career to protecting them!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of September 26, 2016

  • Epping Forest

September 30th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover how the disappearance of seed-dispersing wildlife is impacting forests' carbon storing abilities, learn how family-owned forests could be an untapped resource for combating climate change, explore some of the most "haunted" forests in the world and understand the relationship between a wasp and a fig tree through photography.Read More

Best Fall Foliage Views in the U.S.

  • Kebler Pass Colorado

September 29th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Fall is a glorious time to explore the beauty of forests! Whether you’re looking to experience a remote vista or an urban forest that brings the rainbow of autumn colors to your city’s center, here is a list of forests across the United States best experienced during fall’s beautiful transformation.Read More

An Adventurer’s Connection to Nature: Q&A with Eddie Bauer Guide Kent McBride

  • Kent McBride
Eddie Bauer Guide Kent McBride has climbed and skied all over the world! Whether in a far away country, or in his home base of the Tetons, find out what connects McBride to nature and how he believes people can cultivate a desire to protect our environment.
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Forest Digest — Week of September 19, 2016

  • Mountain pine beetle damage

September 23rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, discover how climate change is devastating landscapes across the U.S., find out why it may be difficult to locate certain National Forests on Google Maps, understand the decline in native bird populations in Hawaii and learn about the state of tropical dry forest ecosystems.Read More
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