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American Forests Statement Regarding Attack on Our Democracy

    January 6th, 2021|Categories: Media Release, Policy|

    "Today’s riots, including a breach of the United States Capitol, represent a terrifying and totally unacceptable attack on our democracy."Read More

    American Forests Statement on Federal Government Nominations and Appointments

      December 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Release, Policy|

      American Forests applauds President-Elect Joe Biden's announcement of various Cabinet and executive leadership nominations and appointments.Read More

      Whitebark Pine Proposed as ‘Threatened’ Under the Endangered Species Act

        December 2nd, 2020|Categories: AF News, Media Release|

        Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed that the whitebark pine should be listed as a threatened species, making it the most wide-ranging tree to be listed under the Endangered Species Act. Read More

        New Tree Equity Score Drives Home the Important Role of Trees in Creating Social Equity

          November 16th, 2020|Categories: AF News, Media Release|

          The new Tree Equity Score will help cities in the United States address a problem that exacerbates social inequities and climate change impacts nationwide—often far fewer trees in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Tree Equity Score is a standardized indicator of whether a city neighborhood has the right number of trees so all people experience the health, economic and other benefits that trees provide.Read More

          American Forests’ Statement Regarding the 2020 Election

            November 6th, 2020|Categories: AF News, Media Release|

            We believe that America’s forests can once again provide bipartisan common ground for leaders in both parties to unite and forge progress.Read More
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