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Forest Digest: November 19, 2017

Urban trees may grow faster and have a shorter lifespan than their rural counterparts, nature may be more efficient at restoring lost forests than previously thought and a community rallies to replant trees cut down by vandals in this week’s Forest Digest.Read More

Creatures in Costumes: Nature’s Halloween

October 31st, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Can’t think of a Halloween costume? Be inspired by a caterpillar who looks like a snake, a gecko disguising itself as a branch or a crab which wears seaweed and anemones!Read More

Creepy Crawlies in the Woods

October 27th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Nature is so diverse. Life can be beautiful, graceful, striking, imaginative…and spooky. Wasps that mind-control other bugs, spiders that can eat birds, ants with a sting that burns like a bullet — nature’s got it all. Happy Halloween!Read More

Slow, but Steady

Recently, 30 gopher tortoises were released into a managed preservation in South Carolina, through collaboration between American Forests and a variety of local partners. The 5-year project has a planting goal of 95,000 longleaf pines, and the tortoises will eventually be released into a permanent habitat at the site of a planting.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of October 2, 2017

In this week’s Forest Digest, managing the habitat of the spotted owl can be much healthier for the trees, tropical forests are emitting more carbon dioxide than previously thought, and scientists study the factors surrounding the death of redwoods.Read More
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