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Forest Digest: December 10, 2017

December 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The U.S. Forest Service tests the effects of freezing temperatures on trees by creating DIY “ice storms,” forests in the Sierra Nevada receive vital minerals from intercontinental dust storms and the National Institute of Standards and Technology shows how quickly an unwatered Christmas tree can catch fire — all in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

An Eco-Friendly Christmas

December 8th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Celebrating Christmas in an eco-friendly manner? First decision is usually fake vs. real. Discover which option is better for the environment — chances are, you might be surprised!Read More

A Sneak Peek at Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

As the season of giving approaches, consider supporting some of the partners of American Forests. In our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, we’ve highlighted a few gifts and some promo codes so you can save while you shop from!Read More

Conservation Along the River Bend

To improve water quality, biodiversity and the health of aquatic organisms along the St. Lawrence Watershed in Quebec, Canada, American Forests and Alcoa Foundation have partnered to plant trees along St. Paul Lake.Read More

Forest Digest: December 3, 2017

Get the latest forestry headlines in this week's Forest Digest, including “ghost forests” among Florida’s coast, a new species of tarantula, and satellites that measure trees' water usage.Read More
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