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Home for the Holidays: The Gopher Tortoise and Longleaf Pines

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One of the iconic species of the longleaf pine forests, the gopher tortoise has lost 95 percent of its native habitat to human encroachment. This keystone species supports more than 360 other animals in its habitat. American Forests’ Home for the Holidays initiative continues our tradition of protecting this vital wildlife.Read More

Home for the Holidays: The Kirtland’s Warbler and Its Jack Pine Home

November 29th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Kirtland’s warbler nearly became extinct until they caught the eyes of conservationists in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Reforestation efforts have helped them begin to bounce back, but there is still a long way to go. Learn how we’re reinforcing their protection with our Home for the Holidays campaign.Read More

Home for the Holidays: Protecting & Restoring Homes for Wildlife

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November 21st, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

This holiday season, American Forests is teaming up with our partners on a multi-channel campaign, Home for the Holidays, to save the forest habitats of some truly special animals: the Kirtland’s Warbler, the Gopher Tortoise, the Ocelot, the Grizzly Bear and the Pacific Salmon.Read More

National Wildlife Day to be Celebrated on September 4th!

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September 1st, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

This coming Sunday, September 4th, is National Wildlife Day! To celebrate, here are some of the adorable, impressive and incredible wildlife that have all had sections of their habitat restored through American Forests’ planting projects!Read More

American ReLeaf Highlight: Restoring Riverside Habitat at Skagit Wild and Scenic River, Wash.

August 18th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Skagit Wild and Scenic River provides essential habitat for all five species of Pacific salmon, has the largest population of overwintering bald eagles and is home to the elusive black swift. When deforestation threatened to destroy this incredible ecosystem, American Forests partnered to restore the critical riparian habitat.
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