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Planting Desert Landscapes at GreenBiz 2018

In February 2018, American Forests hosted a different kind of planting in the desert of Phoenix during GreenBiz 2018. Get the recap from staff member Lindsey Putz, who tried her hand at planting cacti and other native vegetation! Read More

Forest Digest: February 18, 2018

The Yaguas National Forest in Peru is protecting a diverse amount of wilderness, bioenergy plantations could reduce global warming, motor vehicle emissions aren’t the top contender for air pollution, and hunting is changing forests – but probably not the way you’d expect. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: January 28, 2018

January 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Guy Callendar developed a model that helped shape the study of climate change, urban forests increase a city’s health and wealth, birds can find shelter from rising temperatures in ancient forests, and tree guards are important to protecting street trees from pedestrians. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: January 21, 2018

Peru plans to preserve the biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest in northern Loreto with the Yaguas National Park, forester Randy Rogillio discusses how sustainable harvesting for bioenergy is good for forests, and scientists discovered wildfires aren’t the reason California spotted owls are abandoning breeding territories. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Picking Pocket Forests

December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

American Forests and Alcoa Foundation are planting "pocket forests": micro-regions of native trees integrated into the urban environment.Read More
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