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The Official Blog of American Forests


5 of the Most Famous Trees around the World

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These legendary trees have watched history pass by for thousands of years. From marking the burial ground of a pre-Roman era chief to sheltering Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest or being the only sign of life in the Sahara desert, here are the most fascinating trees in the world.
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Forest Digest – Week of May 2, 2016

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May 6th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Why is reforestation worth $6 billion to the Indian government? Find out in this week’s Forest Digest! Headlines also include why forests are essential to fighting climate change, how hurricanes can improve carbon storage and why wildlife loss is so dangerous — even if there’s no loss of forests!
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Experience Autumn in the Rockies: Join Us for an Exclusive Adventure

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May 5th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Unwind and reconnect with nature in one of the most breathtaking locations in America — Rocky Mountain National Park. This exclusive getaway with American Forests will feature extraordinary amenities at the famed Lodge of The Stanley Hotel, as well as exciting excursions among the quaking aspen, jagged peaks and bountiful wildlife.
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Meet Our New Director of Forest Conservation

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May 3rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Memorable experiences in the great outdoors inspired Eric Sprague to pursue a career in conservation. Learn what our new Director of Forest Conservation believes are the most significant challenges facing forests today, and get a taste of some of his favorite stories from the field.
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Forest Digest – Week of April 25, 2016

April 29th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

How do forests impact water quantity and quality? This week’s Forest Digest during Earth Month highlights this relationship. Read how forests can combat sea level rise, how climate change will impact water yield from forests and how a keystone species that maintains healthy watersheds is being threatened.
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