American Forests magazine Fall 2015Get to know the spotted owl in its Olympic Peninsula habitat through the experiences of a devoted researcher. Take a journey through the Kentucky Bluegrass region guided by its ancient trees. And, discover the unique connection between U.S. Army soldiers and forests.

Plus, learn about the natural alternatives to traditional burials, see the breathtaking images that earned top honors in our Trees Please photo contest and hear the story of a woman who helped Atlanta embody its name of “The City in a Forest.”

Download the entire Fall 2015 issue.

Features

  • A Final Return to Nature

    Explore ways in which forests can serve as a natural, final resting place.
  • 2015 Forests in Focus Photo Contest Winners

    See the Grand Prize, Honorable Mentions and People's Choice winning photos from our first Trees Please photo contest.
  • Land of the Brave

    How the Army's forestry management efforts benefit both soldiers and the environment.
  • Venerable Trees of the Bluegrass

    If trees could talk...a region's history as told by its ancient trees.
  • Spotting the Silent Survivor

    A researcher devotes her career to studying the spotted owl.


  • Web Exclusive

  • Research Social Scientist Dr. Kathleen Wolf

    Research Social Scientist Dr. Kathleen Wolf describes advancements in the field and shares her "tree whisperer" travel experiences.


  • Departments

  • Becoming the City in a Forest

    Trees Atlanta founding executive director, Marcia Bansley, has been a visionary for urban forestry in Atlanta.