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Statement on Committee Passage of Budget Reconciliation Bill

  • Rugged peaks and glacier-carved canyons of the Bitterroot National Forest provide a magnificent landscape for hikers and a home for big horn sheep and mountain lions. LightStream’s first donation to American Forests in 2013 helped restore acres of this Montana forest burned by wildfire.

September 13th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release, Policy|

America’s forests have long been a natural climate solution hiding in plain sight. Today the U.S. House Agriculture Committee saw and seized this opportunity like never before.Read More

American Forests Statement on Budget Reconciliation

    August 9th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release, Policy|

    The budget resolution released today in the U.S. Senate represents the most significant proposed investment to address the climate crisis in history.Read More

    Statement on the Inclusion of REPLANT Act within Infrastructure Framework

      July 29th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release, Policy|

      Bipartisan infrastructure legislation released today includes the REPLANT Act, which will provide dedicated, permanent funding to enable the U.S. Forest Service to catch up and keep up with reforestation needs of our national forests.Read More

      American Forests Statement on Appropriators’ Commitment to Urban Forestry

        July 1st, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

        American Forests applauds the United States House Committee on Appropriation's decision today to advance legislation that would fund a wide range of natural resource programs in Fiscal Year 2022.Read More

        American Forests Launches Nationwide Tree Equity Scores

          June 22nd, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release, Urban Forestry|

          The Tree Equity Score tool identifies the cities that can gain the most significant health, economic and climate benefits by increasing tree canopy in places of high need. Read More
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