Category Archive: Blog


Forest Digest – Week of January 11, 2016

Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest! Trees: Helping Cities Solve Climate Change — Huffington Post An often overlooked aspect of controlling carbon? Urban Forests. Read about the benefits of having more trees in our cities in efforts to fight climate change. Vines Are the Hipsters of Tropical Forests–Fast Increasing […]

And the award goes to…Best Trees in Film History

With movie awards season in full swing, we wanted to take a look at some of the biggest and best tree performances over the course of film history. And, as the official green partner of the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on TBS and TNT), these are a few […]

Restoring the Longleaf Pine on Tyndall Air Force Base

By Sydney Mucha, Communications Intern Now that the weather is getting colder and colder in so many parts of the country, many of us have fantasized of moving to Florida. Well, many tree and animal species are lucky enough to call the sunshine state home. And, thanks to American Forests’ partnership with the Longleaf Alliance […]

Forest Digest – Week of January 4, 2016

Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest! Need help keeping your New Year’s resolutions? Forests can help keep you on track! — TreeHugger.com There is traditionally a common theme among New Year’s resolutions. In this article, find out how forests can play a role in helping you achieve many of […]

Go Green: 2016 Green New Year’s Resolutions

As 2016 kicks it into gear, many are setting resolutions for the new year — to be healthier, to spend more time disconnected from technology or to travel more, just to name a few. So, we thought it would be fun to see what people are resolving to do this year in efforts to help […]

Into The Woods

“You can smell the forest from here.” My younger brother Chad, who was visiting me in San Francisco from San Diego, and I were were still winding along California Highway 1 about a mile or so from the entrance to Muir Woods National Monument when I commented on the fragrance wafting around the natural treasure […]

Happy New Year!

Wishing you happiness, prosperity and joy this new year! From everyone at American Forests

8 Creative Ways to Recycle, or Reuse, Your Christmas Tree

By Austa Somvichian-Clausen, Marketing and Communications Intern There’s so much more that can be done with your Christmas tree besides throwing it away! From festive decorations to functional garden helpers, here are a few tips on how to make the most of your Christmas tree this year. 1. Living Bird Feeder A whole Christmas tree makes […]

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you warmth & good tidings for the holidays, and throughout the year. From everyone at American Forests

GR25: Planting Our First Global ReLeaf Tree in 1990

Welcome to the simultaneous finish line and starting line, Global ReLeaf enthusiasts! Indeed, this week’s journey — the final of a 25-year endeavor — takes us all the way back to our very first Global ReLeaf project. Before Global ReLeaf blossomed into the successful restoration effort it is today (50 million trees and counting!), our […]