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The Official Blog of American Forests


American ReLeaf: Muskegon River Restoration

  • Muskegon River

November 2nd, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Muskegon River is home to giant sturgeon and salmon which spawn in its cold tributaries. After invasive species threatened the surrounding forest, American Forests partnered with the U.S. Forest Service to restore the critical riparian habitat.Read More

Corporate Partner Profile: Whole Foods Market

  • Christmas Trees

November 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Whole Foods Market® and American Forests first partnered last December to plant a tree for every Christmas tree sold in Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. and Canada. And, we are back at it this holiday season! Learn more about our partnership and how you can help us plant more trees.Read More

Forest Digest — Week of October 24, 2016

October 28th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, see the relationship between trees and stars depicted through beautiful photography, learn how certain forests may actually thrive in the midst of climate change, discover how scientists are trying to understand California's forests' reaction to drought and experience a brief glimpse of the healing power of forests right from your computer screen.Read More

The 4 Strangest Forests in America

  • Caddo Lake

October 27th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

From boulders pristinely resting in treetops to a spare, young forest that managed to protect one of the oldest trees on earth, these forests defy every expectation. Read their stories, see their photos and add them to your next travel destination!Read More

Excerpt: Urban Forests by Jill Jonnes

  • Urban Forest

October 26th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Want to learn more about the important relationship between trees, our cities and those of us who live in cities? Read an excerpt from the new book "Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape" by Jill Jonnes.Read More
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