Winter/Spring 2017 CoverExplore the lesser-known ways in which trees can provide us with tasty treats and survival resources. Tag along on a journey around Lake Superior, highlighting some of the best sites and attractions. And, learn how a unique forest ecosystem in Oklahoma reveals much of the history of the American West.

Plus, see the stunning photography that earned top honors in our second annual Forests in Focus photo contest.

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Features

  • Forests in Focus Photo Contest 2016 Winners

    See the stunning photography that earned top honors in our second annual Forests in Focus photo contest.
  • Edible Trees: Foraging for Food from Forests

    Discover many forgotten ways in which trees can provide food for us, including both delicious treats and survival resources.
  • Rambling around the Big Lake: The Lake Superior Circle Tour

    Come along on a journey tracing the shores of Lake Superior with a personal guide to some of the best sites and attractions to see along the way.
  • The Cross Timbers: The Ancient Forest at America’s Crossroads

    How a unique forest ecosystem in Oklahoma tells a story of the American West’s history and, today, serves as a coveted piece of nature in the center of a city.


  • Web Exclusive

  • Jason Weller, Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service

    Jason Weller, Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, relates the biggest challenges facing forests as well as stories from his years in the field.


  • Departments

  • From the Field: Cleveland, Ohio & Pittsburgh

    From Pittsburgh to Cleveland, here’s what we’ve been up to in the field.
  • Donor Profile: Karen McLellan

    How one American Forests member gave the Gift of Trees in a unique and creative way, as wedding favors!
  • Corporate Partner Profile: DISH Network

    How DISH Network is helping to restore forest ecosystems across the U.S. one e-bill at a time.
  • Protecting One of America’s Premier Wildernesses: American ReLeaf in Tahoe National Forest

    How American Forests is working to restore areas of Tahoe National Forest by planting several pine species in this beloved recreation wilderness.
  • Blisters, Beetles and British Columbia: Global ReLeaf in Canada

    How American Forests is working to restore whitebark pine forests in British Columbia, Canada that have been devastated by blister rust and mountain pine beetles.
  • Last Look: Garret Suhrie

    Gorgeous photography from our 2016 Forests in Focus Grand Prize Winner, Garret Suhrie.
  • Pioneer in American Forests’ Boardroom

    Read the inspiring story of American Forests’ first woman board member and former chairman of the Board of Directors, Hester Turner.
  • The Path Ahead

    A word from our president & CEO.