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Statement on Biden-Harris Administration Budget

    May 28th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

    We are very disappointed that this budget does not provide any increase for Urban and Community Forestry, and American Forests will work to maximize the amount and impact of federal investment in Tree Equity through this program and other federal authorities as part of the final FY22 Appropriations.Read More

    Statement on Senate Forestry and Climate Hearings

      May 20th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

      "Bipartisan consensus can be hard to find these days, yet today we heard from both legislators and forestry experts that forests have a key role to play in addressing the climate crisis, providing jobs and sustaining communities (rural and urban), protecting wildlife, purifying drinking water and so much more."Read More

      Statement on Biden-Harris Administration’s ‘Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful’ initiative

        May 6th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

        The Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful initiative will protect and restore our natural landscapes in ways that meaningfully address climate change, protect our threatened biodiversity, enhance resilience, and promote environmental equity and access to nature in one fell swoop.Read More

        Statement of American Forests on Re-Introduction of the Trillion Trees Act

          April 19th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

          The Trillion Trees Act touches on a number of critical forest-climate policy and funding areas, this proposal still falls significantly short in key ways.Read More

          American Forests Statement on the Climate Stewardship Act

            April 12th, 2021|Categories: AF News, Climate, Media Release, Policy|

            American Forests encourages swift bipartisan action to advance the Climate Stewardship Act so we can build back better together.Read More
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