Cover_Spr2014_webEncounter elephant seals and island foxes native to the Channel Islands. Take a stroll through the “garden of graves” — the first urban parks. And, tag along on our first Forestscape as we journey to Mexico to witness the monarch butterflies.

Plus, we celebrate Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday and discover treehab — rehabilitation and therapy through trees.

Download the entire Spring/Summer 2014 issue.


  • Smokey Turns 70

    This is not your parents' Smokey Bear. He's changed, and so has fire management.
  • Flight to Plight: Witnessing the Imperiled Migration of the Monarchs

    Behold the threatened future of monarch migration.
  • In the Garden Cemetery: The Revival of America’s First Urban Parks

    Witness the comeback of America's first urban parks.
  • Kayaking the Galapagos of the North

    Discover Channel Islands National Park from the seat of a kayak.

  • Web Exclusive

  • Forest Frontiers: Dr. Jennifer Jenkins

    Meet biogeochemist Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, new member of the American Forests Science Advisory Board.

  • Departments

  • Treehab: The Healing Power of Tree Climbing

    John Gathright improves lives with the rehabilitative power of trees.