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The 10 Best Cities

Discover American Forests’ 10 best U.S. cities for urban forests. All of the cities on the list are using urban forests to improve the quality of life for their residents — from cleaner air to spaces for outdoor activity. Did your city make the list?

View the 10 best cities.



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Kids Show How Trees Rock

Witness the work of some very special kids, who submitted videos of why trees are important in hope of winning cool prizes for themselves and their schools as part of American Forests and Scotties TREES ROCK! Video Contest.

Meet the finalists and go vote!



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A Forest Memory

I was a camp counselor in the Poconos in PA and in the redwoods in CA. There is nothing better than the great outdoors, trees and kids. I miss those giant redwoods of California, finding banana slugs and sitting amongst those giant trees is truly magical.
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Anita Otterness, American Forests Facebook fan

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Cook vs. Mohawk

Enter the competition between two eastern forests, each vying to claim the Northeast’s tallest trees. In Massachusetts’ Mohawk Trail State Forest and Pennsylvania’s Cook Forest State Park, a friendly rivalry is resulting in some big finds and cutting-edge measuring techniques.

Explore these tall tree oases.

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