Forest Digest: April 15, 2018

Immersive virtual reality technology is being used to plot urban green spaces, and areas in the Southern Appalachian region have been selected for trail maintenance. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

The Desert Dilemma

April 4th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

They lower urban heat island effect to provide critical wildlife habitat, but urban forests in desert cities can sound like an oxymoron. Discover how American Forests helps coordinate plantings in arid, urban landscapes.Read More

Big Win for Urban Forests

March 29th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

While the President's FY2018 budget proposed eliminating the U.S. Forest Service's Urban and Community Forestry program, the omnibus bill recently passed by Congress not only funds the program through September 2018, but also includes an impressive $28.5 million increase!Read More

Forest Digest: March 25, 2018

The composition of forests in the eastern U.S. is changing with climate change, and logging, if carefully managed, can help maintain and improve habitats for larger wildlife, like jaguars. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest! Read More

Forest Digest: March 18, 2018

As populations in cities continue to rise, urban forests will become a pivotal part of infrastructure. Get the details on this and other green news in the latest Forest Digest!Read More
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