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Forests in Focus 2017: And the Winners Are…

October 30th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Announcing the winners of our 2017 Forests in Focus Photo Contest! Congratulations to our winners. These talented photographers all submitted gorgeous photos and made it very hard to narrow it down for each category. Every photo is unique in its own way – see them all now.Read More

Scary Movies Filmed in Forests

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Learn about trees of terror that contribute to the setting of some of these scary films. These spooky settings give ambiance to some of your favorite frightful films.Read More

Forest Digest: October 29, 2017

Scientists make discoveries on the structure of ancient trees, the National Park Service floats a proposal to raise entrance prices, and living near a forest can change the structure of your brain. Read about it in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Creepy Crawlies in the Woods

October 27th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Nature is so diverse. Life can be beautiful, graceful, striking, imaginative…and spooky. Wasps that mind-control other bugs, spiders that can eat birds, ants with a sting that burns like a bullet — nature’s got it all. Happy Halloween!Read More

Scary Cryptids and the Lands They Live In

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Boo! Is that a rustle you just heard in the undergrowth? It’s probably nothing…or is it? It could be one of these spooky creatures that legends say haunt some of the wilder places around us. Are you brave enough to go investigate?Read More
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