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Fall Is Here…That Means Fantastic Foliage!

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September 22nd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Fall is finally here! And, what better way to celebrate than to bask in one of the best things about the autumn season: fall foliage. Check out this amazing gallery of colorful photos of vibrant fall foliage displays!Read More

Forest Fossils: Exploring America’s Petrified Forests

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August 16th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Some of America’s most beautiful forests aren’t alive at all, but have been preserved for centuries as petrified wood. Breathtakingly beautiful, these forest fossils offer a peek into the history of life on earth. Be sure to add these three petrified forest locations to your next sightseeing road trip!
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7 Ways to Explore Forests beyond a Walk in the Woods

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August 11th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

America’s forests have so much to offer beyond the beauty and tranquility of a walk in the woods. Get out and explore wildlands in a new way with this list of seven must-try forest activities. Whether you prefer quietly relaxing or the rush of adrenaline, there’s a new adventure waiting for you!
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Forests and the 2016 Olympic Games

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Environmental issues are plaguing the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Deforestation of critical rainforest and Atlantic Forest are destroying essential areas of habitat for many of Brazil’s endangered species. Read about the deforestation associated with the Olympics and American Forests’ role in reforesting Brazil.
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Playground Science: Getting Kids Excited about Science and Nature

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August 4th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Parents often struggle to make sure their kids are engaged at school and spending enough time outdoors, but here are some tips for encouraging children to get excited about the natural world and ways to indulge their curiosity about the great outdoors!
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