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Old Photos Reveal New Changes

  • Athabaska-Glacier

March 7th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

From melting glaciers to the evolution of the Smokey Bear wildfire awareness movement, here are a few memories from the archives that illustrate just how dramatically our landscapes are changing and how far forest conservation has come.Read More

Forest Migration in the Face of Climate Change

February 28th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Forests have been migrating and evolving throughout planet earth’s history. But with the looming threat of climate change, are forests being forced to migrate at too fast a rate? Learn what kind of dilemmas forest managers are facing as a result as we take a look at three iconic National Parks.Read More

Crown of the Continent: An Ecosystem in Peril, Thanks to Humans

  • Summit Lake
It's no secret that human activity can wreak havoc on fragile ecosystems. Learn how one of North America's most wildest places, known as the "Crown of the Continent," is falling victim to climate change, pests and disease, due to human intervention. Plus, find out what American Forests is doing to help.Read More

Winter Snow, Your Water and Trees: It’s More Complicated Than You Think

  • Snowpack. Credit: Chuck Fazio.

January 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What do you need to know about snow? The relationship between forests and snowpack is intriguing and vital to our ecosystem. Understand what current studies are saying regarding forest management, watershed practices and the impact on wildlife.Read More

Creating Urban Forests in the Deserts of the Southwestern U.S.

  • Tempe, Ariz

December 28th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

When most people think of forests, the American Southwest isn't necessarily the first region of the country that comes to mind. Discover the importance of urban forests for desert cities in the southwest and learn how we are working to mitigate the urban heat island effect with more trees and greenspaces in these cities.Read More
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