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

Forest Footnotes

American Forests is excited to announce our first-ever Forest Footnotes book series, a captivating look at the forests that surround us through the lens of three amazing authors. Forest Footnotes are free to attend and will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at one of Washington, D.C.’s classic establishments, Busboys and Poets (2021 14th Street NW).

Monday, October 16, 2017
Joan Maloof

Joan Maloof’s “The Living Forest” is a visual journey that immerses you deep into the woods. In an ideal blend of art and scholarship, the 300 awe-inspiring photographs are supported by lyrical essays from Joan Maloof detailing the science behind the wonder.

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Jill Jonnes

Jill Jonnes’ “Urban Forests” is a celebration of urban trees and the Americans — presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds — whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented the nation’s cities, from Jefferson’s day to the present.

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Monday, November 13, 2017
David Haskell

In “The Songs of Trees”, David Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring the trees’ connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and destructive animals, and other plants.

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Forest Adventures

Forest Adventures 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. There are no Forest Adventures planned at this moment.

Past Forest Adventures

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Hawai’i Wild

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Monarchs in Mexico