Ocelots, Tree Equity and more in the summer issue of American Forests Magazine
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Why Do We Need Forests?

People, wildlife and the planet benefit from forests. How so? Take our quiz to test your knowledge and learn more.

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Tree Equity
Trees are vital to our health and wealth. But a map of tree cover in cities is too often a map of income and race; trees are sparse in low-income neighborhoods and some neighborhoods of color. Our Tree Equity program strives to create Tree Equity — trees where they are needed the most.
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Resilient Forests
Our Resilient Forests program focuses on restoring large forests in natural landscapes so they can adapt to the impacts of climate change, capture and store carbon, protect our water supply and provide habitat for wildlife.
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Our approach starts with innovation and science and ends with movement building

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