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American Forests Awards First Tree Planting for Climate Resilience and Human Health Grant to Rhode Island Health Equity Zone

    February 9th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release, Social Equity, Urban Forestry|

    The Pawtucket and Central Falls Health Equity Zone in Rhode Island has been awarded a $100,000 Tree Planting for Climate Resilience and Human Health grant to expand tree cover in neighborhoods that do not have enough trees.Read More

    A New Tool Will Simplify Reforestation Planning

      There is an almost complete absence of young white oaks in woodlands along the East Coast. The new Reforestation Hub tool can help inform strategies to bring back white oaks and other types of declining forest habitat.Read More

      New Tool: Most Comprehensive Analysis Yet of Reforestation Potential in the United States

        February 9th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Restore Forest Landscapes, Stories|

        The Reforestation Hub, an interactive mapping tool, identifies up to 133 million acres of formerly forested lands in the United States that could be reforested to boost carbon storage.
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        American Forests Statement for Biden-Harris Administration’s Climate Day Announcements

          January 27th, 2021|Categories: Media Release, Policy|

          Today the Biden-Harris Administration announced new executive orders that take bold steps toward climate action.Read More

          2021 Forests in Focus: Photo Contest Is Now Open

            January 22nd, 2021|Categories: AF News, Media Release|

            Calling all photographers! American Forests' 2021 photo contest is now accepting submissions.Read More
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