Media Releases

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

Eddie Bauer Celebrates 20th Anniversary with American Forests

To commemorate Earth Day and a 20 year partnership with American Forests, Eddie Bauer will plant half a million trees this year, reaching a tally of seven million trees planted by the end of 2015. Eddie Bauer has funded incredible projects such as the Memorial Groves planted in honor of every victim of 9/11.Read More

SFE Energy introduces the Earth Save Programs

In order to start offsetting electricity and natural gas use, SFE Energy will start planting a tree every time a customer selects an Earth Save program! Each tree planted can absorb up to ten pounds of air pollutants every year and is a step towards minimizing customers’ carbon footprints and restoring forests.Read More
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