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Forest Digest — Week of June 12, 2017

Female elk are learning to evade hunters and the International Tree Climbing Championship is coming to Washington, D.C. Want to find out more? Read on!Read More

Wrapping up Earth Month!

The votes have been counted! Earth Month has been an inspiringly busy month for all of us at American Forests, and we thank you for taking part in the launch of our Wildlands for Wildlife initiative. Want to know which region won $10,000 towards their ecosystem? Discover inside!Read More

Joining Forces to Double Longleaf Pine Forests by 2024

  • Endangered Gopher Tortoise eats grass on the Atlantic coast of F
Historically, longleaf pine forests extended across 90 million acres in the Southeastern U.S., but today, less than 3 percent remain. Learn what we’re doing to fight damaging fire-suppression policies and restore wildlife habitats in this region.Read More

Among red spruce in the Central Appalachians

  • Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
There are currently more than one million acres of abandoned mine land in the Central Appalachians where, without restoration, trees can’t grow. Discover what we’re doing to replenish the forests in this area.Read More

A bright future for Kirtland’s warbler in the Northern Great Lakes

Modern fire suppression policies in the Northern Great Lakes have interrupted the natural fire cycle in the region and put wildlife species, such as the Kirtland’s warbler, under threat. Learn what we’re doing to restore this habitat. Read More
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