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

There’s a Reason the Grinch Is Green

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December 15th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

There’s a reason the Grinch is green: he is worried about the environment! With the holiday season comes a number of eco-conscious questions: A real tree or an artificial one? A paper card or an e-card? Check out some of the many environmental aspects to think about this holiday season.Read More

Appalachian Red Spruce under Arrest

  • 2-year-old red spruce sapling

December 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Forests are incredibly dynamic places. But, with shifts and disturbances over time, sometimes they need our help. American Forests is working in Central Appalachia to restore red spruce habitat in an important ecosystem in the Eastern U.S.Read More
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