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Big Tree Madness Back for Year Four by Popular Demand

  • Big Tree Madness

March 8th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

This year’s Big Tree Madness line up is tougher than ever! Check out the challengers who will compete for a TruPulse 360B laser from LaserTech, and get ready to start voting for your favorite tree!
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Forest Digest – Week of February 29, 2016

March 4th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Want to be kinder, happier and more creative? In this week’s Forest Digest, find out how interacting with nature can improve your body, mind and spirit. Also, read why mathematicians are creating “Cyber Forests,” how a rock band is making the music industry more environmentally friendly and why an artist is painting trees blue.
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Escape to Alaska: A Glass Train Ride through the Alaskan Wilderness

  • Alaska

March 3rd, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

This summer, ride through Denali in a glass enclosed railroad car with 360-degree views of the landscape and wildlife. Embark on wilderness adventures and then return to relax in your lodge’s luxurious spa. This one-of-a kind Alaskan experience with American Forests will be the trip of a lifetime.
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7 Everyday Items Made from Trees

  • cork tree

March 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Wood products are everywhere — from certain medications to beauty products and household items. Find out which everyday products you use can be traced back to trees, and appreciate forests more than ever for their countless benefits.
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Forest Digest – Week of February 22, 2016

  • tropical rainforest

February 26th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Evergreen forests are actually seasonal? Forest Digest this week highlights research on the seasonality of Amazonian evergreen forests, as well as plans by House Republicans to allow mining and logging in our national forests. Furthermore, new findings show how forest loss can lead to a rise in human disease.
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