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SFE Energy to Plant More Than 12,000 trees on Behalf of Customers

Offsetting energy consumption has never been easier for SFE Energy customers. This year, the company will plant more than 12,000 trees to help offset greenhouse gas emissions and restore habitat for endangered animals, such as the Nashville warbler, the barred and spotted owls and the Goose Lake Redband trout.Read More

American Forests Announces Jeff Lerner VP of Conservation Programs

June 25th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Joining American Forests after an impressive background in conservation, Jeff Lerner is set to oversee forest restoration and protection initiatives as the new VP of Conservation Programs. Learn about his diverse experiences in conservation from zoology to land planning and pioneering climate change work. Read More

American Forests’ Partnership with Lightstream® Reforests 250 Acres

Lightstream, a division of SunTrust Bank, has planted a tree every time a customer funds a loan. As a result, 250 acres of wilderness habitat have been restored in nine critical locations across the United States, replanting wildfire and drought-stricken areas and providing habitat for rare species like the spruce grouse.Read More

Former CIA/FBI Director William Webster in Town to Receive Award

This Saturday, join the community in honoring Judge William Webster as Community Tree Steward after his wife Lynda Webster, a former American Forests chair, provided funds to plant 300 trees in North Webster Grove to celebrate her husband’s 90th birthday.Read More

Nearly 40 new American Forests Champion Trees crowned

The 2015 big tree champions feature 31 new, jaw-dropping giants. Get all the information on the biggest trees in the country and find the largest in your state! Do you have a giant to add to the competition? Submit it in the running for next year’s champions! Read More
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