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Creating Community Forest Canopies

This year, American Forests will be working with Tree Pittsburgh to plant 2,000 trees over the course of 3 years — a result of our partnership with Alcoa Foundation.Read More

Forest Digest: October 29, 2017

Scientists make discoveries on the structure of ancient trees, the National Park Service floats a proposal to raise entrance prices, and living near a forest can change the structure of your brain. Read about it in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Hurricanes and Trees: It’s Complicated

The relationship between trees and storms is a complicated one, but research shows the life-, infrastructure-, and economy-saving importance of cities investing adequately in an urban forestry program. Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 25, 2017

In this week’s forest digest, scientists solve the mystery of the North American Oak, Brazil scraps a plan to mine in a rainforest reserve, and The Nature Conservancy works to increase knowledge of the health benefits of urban trees!Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 18, 2017

This week in forest news, a recent study reports that forests may help protect the continents from cyclonic storms, a connection between community forestry and a decline in rainforest loss is studied, and, sadly, the tallest tree in south Florida fell during Hurricane Irma.Read More
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