Fall 2017Learn about the fight to save the whitebark pine, a keystone species on the brink of extinction, and what American Forests is doing to help. Discover how one species can have a profound impact on the entire longleaf pine ecosystem. And, follow a hiker as he traverses the infamous John Muir Trail, a recreation destination transforming in the tumult of climate change.

Plus, get a look at a new state-of-the-art platform designed to bring together urban forestry professionals and resources in one place.

Download the entire Fall 2017 issue.

Features

  • One Tree, Many Futures

    Learn about the fight to save the whitebark pine, a keystone species on the brink of extinction, and what American Forests is doing to help.
  • Woodpeckers: The Engineers of Ecosystems

    Discover how one species can have a profound impact on the entire longleaf pine ecosystem.
  • Timberline

    Follow a hiker as he traverses the infamous John Muir Trail, a recreation destination transforming in the tumult of climate change.
  • Vibrant Cities Lab

    Introducing a new state-of-the-art platform designed to bring together urban forestry professionals and resources in one place.


  • Departments

  • Offshoots: Planting Hope

    A word from our Vice President of Conservation Programs.
  • Earthkeepers: It Starts With a Fever

    Read the inspiring story of Melissa Jenkins, a woman with a mission and a passion for protecting the whitebark pine.
  • Project Showcase: Rising from the Ashes: Restoring Kentucky’s Appalachian Forests

    How American Forests is working to restore parts of the Appalachians in Kentucky.
  • Project Showcase: A Long and Bright Future for Longleaf Pine

    How American Forests is helping restore longleaf pine in Alabama.
  • Donor Profile: Northern Hills Middle School

    How a middle school in Michigan is helping to protect our environment.
  • Corporate Partner Profile: UncommonGoods

    Highlighting our partnership with Uncommon Goods, who is working with American Forests to protect endangered species.
  • From the Field: Northern Minnesota

    From the field, here's what we've been up to in northern Minnesota.
  • From the Field: Lake Champlain, Vt.

    From the field, here's what we've been up to in Lake Champlain, Vt.
  • Washington Outlook: Countering the President’s Budget Proposal

    A look at the impact of proposed budget cuts on important forestry and conservation programs.
  • Forest Frontiers: Laurence Wiseman

    Laurence Wiseman, Chair of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, shares what led him to work in urban forestry and the challenges facing the field.
  • Last Look: Joaquin Baldwin

    Stunning photography from Joaquin Baldwin.