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Why I Am Here: A Life-Long Passion

September 11th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Our new Policy Intern, Alex Toglia, shares why he is inspired to fight for the environment.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 4, 2017

September 10th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This week forensic scientists are making breakthroughs in capturing tree thieves, a new study links forests to dietary diversity, a new (large!) tree is discovered in South America, conservationists begin to include parasites in their efforts, and the UK rallies around their urban forests. Read More

Tick Checking 101: Steps to Take For Every Hike

September 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Dylan Stuntz, American Forests With Lyme-disease-carrying ticks an ever-growing concern, and disease-carrying ticks found in all 48

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Can trees grow on money—and save the planet?

Are you interested in how carbon markets use forests in order to achieve environmental goals? Our VP of Programs, Jad Daley, is here to explain this wildly interesting process — and weighs in on whether it worksRead More

Benefits of Bugs

September 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

From pollination to decomposition, insects are truly the powerhouses of the forest. Read more to learn about everything they do to keep forests in their very best shape.Read More
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