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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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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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Habitat for Horses

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August 2nd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

The Chincoteague Pony Swim is an iconic piece of American history, but the horses’ unique island habitat is rapidly changing. Find out how climate change threatens to dramatically change or even destroy Assateague and other barrier islands across the eastern seaboard.
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A Long-Term Investment: Restoring the Longleaf Pine Forests of the Southeastern U.S.

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With an astonishing 97 percent loss of longleaf pines across the southeastern United States, American Forests has planted more than 7.4 million longleaf pines to restore this important ecosystem and the rare habitat of the Bachman’s sparrow, black fox squirrel and gopher tortoise.
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