American Forests Events

Bridger-Teton National Forest

American Forests is proud of the forest ecosystems we’ve been able to protect and preserve through the generosity of our members. We are excited to offer exclusive opportunities for our members to see this work firsthand through private tours and other experiences.

Our Walkabout program is generally free to members and their guests and provides a few hours of experiencing a forest “in your own backyard” in a way you may never have before that day. American Forests Forestscapes are educational opportunities for our members to learn more about forests around the world by experiencing them firsthand with the experts that know the forests best. All of our events take place in a wide variety of locations — from the urban forests of cities like Dallas and New York to remote areas like Michoacán, México, and Bridger-Teton National Forest.

Below you will find information on all future events that American Forests is currently planning. We hope you will join us in experiencing these unique and important environments.


These are multi-day adventures planned by American Forests exclusively for our members. From the moment you arrive at the location until your departure, American Forests will handle everything, ensuring you have the trip of a lifetime.


Hawai‘i Wild – October 22 – 28, 2014

Come with American Forests as we explore some wild sides of the Big Island rarely seen by most tourists. Witness breathtaking volcanic views; tour a wildlife research facility that is hatching endangered native birds to return to the wild; visit an American Forests restoration project; and help replant a native koa forest and hike through lush tropical rainforests. Experience all this while staying at some of the world’s best and most luxurious accommodations: the Volcano House, with a view of Halema‘uma‘u crater, and the No. 1 rated hotel in the world, the Four Seasons.

Click here to learn more or download a PDF of our event flyer with confirmation form to RSVP.


Stay tuned for future Walkabouts! These are single-day, free excursions designed to bring you closer to American Forests work and the natural environment. These events are a complimentary benefit of membership. Not a member of American Forests? Join us today!

Theodore Roosevelt Island Walkabout

D.C.’s Theodore Roosevelt Island – September 20, 2014

Join American Forests on an interpretive walk through D.C.’s Theodore Roosevelt Island! Get off the beaten path of the National Mall to explore this hidden gem in the capitol city’s urban forest. We’ll explore the island’s wooded trails and memorial plaza that honors the great outdoorsman Roosevelt, while learning more about American Forests’ work to protect treasured forest ecosystems like this one.

To learn more or to RSVP, click here to download a PDF of our event flyer.

Volunteer Events

These adventures are single-day or multi-day (optional) events to get you out into our nation’s forests. This is your opportunity to help American Forests restore iconic landscapes. These complimentary events are a benefit of membership with American Forests. Not a member? Join us today!

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Windy Pass Whitebark Pine Planting – June 16 & 17, 2014

Come with American Forests to our endangered western forests to plant 5,000 disease-resistant whitebark pines. Volunteers will join members of the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to restore areas burned by the 2012 Pony Fires. Restoring these high priority areas is critical to sustaining this important ecosystem. Volunteers are welcome to join American Forests for a single day or both days.

To learn more or to RSVP, click here to download a PDF of our event flyer. Please RSVP by Monday, June 2nd, 2014.

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Togwotee Pass Whitebark Pine Planting – June 26 & 27, 2014

Join American Forests in the backcountry of the Bridger-Teton National Forest north of Jackson Hole, Wyo., to plant 1,000 disease-resistant whitebark pines. This trip — led by the U.S. Forest Service — will not only be restoring this keystone species, it will be filled with views of the iconic Grand Teton Mountains. Volunteers are welcome to join American Forests for a single day or both days.

To learn more or to RSVP, click here to download a PDF of our event flyer. Please RSVP by Friday, June 13th, 2014.

If you have any questions about American Forests Forestscapes or Walkabouts, please contact Matthew Boyer, vice president of individual giving, at or 202-370-4513.
To RSVP for a Forestscape or Walkabout, contact Jillian Hanelly, manager of member and donor relations, at or 202-370-4514.
To RSVP or ask any questions about American Forests’ Volunteer Events, please contact Jami Westerhold, senior director of forest restoration, at or 202-370-4516.