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Forest Digest — Week of May 15, 2017

Climate change seems to be affecting everything and everyone— from songbirds to wildflowers. Read to learn why trees seem to be packing up and moving west, and find out which country is lagging behind in reforestation efforts. Read More

Spring Landscaping Tips: Plant a Forest, Lower Your Bills

March 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Spring is here, and it's time to begin planning your spring landscaping and gardening projects. If you’re passionate about increasing forests, decreasing your carbon footprint and saving money, these tips are for you!
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In Search of 141 Million Acres of Urban Forest

  • Tree-framed skyline

March 2nd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

136 million acres. This number has been a common reference in urban forestry for a number of years. But, that number is believed to be increasing, possibly reaching 141 million acres. So, let's take a look at what this potential 141 million acres comprises.Read More

A Forest a Day…

  • Walking in a forest

March 1st, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Humans have lived out in the natural environment for most of our long existence. Thus, the relatively recent switch (in the scheme of 5 million years!) to indoor living isn’t optimizing our bodies’ ability to thrive. Learn some of the ways in which, when you get out in a forest, you truly revitalize your mind and body.Read More

Why We No Longer Recommend a 40 Percent Urban Tree Canopy Goal

  • Tree Canopy

January 12th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

It's about time we answer one of our most frequently asked questions in regards to urban forestry. Discover what recent research and technology say regarding more updated recommendations and target goals for urban tree canopy and why American Forests no longer recommends the 40 percent rule.Read More
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