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Forest Digest: January 21, 2018

Peru plans to preserve the biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest in northern Loreto with the Yaguas National Park, forester Randy Rogillio discusses how sustainable harvesting for bioenergy is good for forests, and scientists discovered wildfires aren’t the reason California spotted owls are abandoning breeding territories. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Why I’m Here: Telling the Forest’s Story

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Amplifying the stories of our forests and environment is one of the main goals of our new Editorial Intern, Leah. Learn more about her connection to the environment and why she became involved with American Forests.Read More

Forest Digest: January 14, 2018

January 14th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The world of forestry is constantly changing. Check out this week’s Forest Digest for news on primeval forest cataloguing, limiting earthquake damage, ‘firehawk raptors’ and more!Read More

Why I’m Here: Protecting My Sanctuary by Preserving Forests

January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Meet Emily, our new Policy Intern, who brings with her a passion for conservation — and forest bathing! Not to be confused with showering in the woods, forest bathing is the act of mental and physical rejuvenation from walking in the forest. Learn more about Emily's history with her forest sanctuaries.Read More

Forest Digest: January 7, 2018

Get the latest forestry headlines in the first Forest Digest of 2018! You’ll discover how to protect plants from freezing temperatures, the relationship between bees and wildfire and more.Read More
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