Loose Leaf

The Official Blog of American Forests


Addressing Challenges to Forests in the Hawaiian Islands

The Hawaiian Islands' spectacularly unique and diverse flora and fauna is under threat, with habitat loss and widespread distribution of nonnative plants and animals wreaking havoc on Hawaiian forests and wildlife, making Hawaiʻi the “extinction capital of the world.” Read More

Announcing our new Wildlands for Wildlife initiative

April 3rd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

American Forests is proud to announce our brand new habitat restoration initiative, Wildlands for Wildlife! This program is holistically approaching seven regions across North America, addressing the needs of critical forest ecosystems and their imperiled species. Read Loose Leaf to discover how we plan to restore crucial habitat!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of March 27, 2017

March 31st, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, read about the great impact the Environmental Species Act has had over the years, discover new data about global emissions of greenhouse gases, explore the mysterious Crooked Forest in Poland and learn why we find natural scenes visually appealing and stress-relieving. Read More

5 Benefits of Having Indoor Plants

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Plants have long been a popular choice for home décor, but they have far more to offer! Learn how adding plants to indoor spaces can help you maintain your health. Read More

Trail Focus: The Matt Davis Trail, Mt. Tamalpais, California

March 29th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Our communications intern, Doyle Irvin, writes about his favorite hike in Marin County, Calif. The Matt Davis trail is an incredible day for all ages and abilities, traversing many different ecosystems and possessing many awe-inspiring vistas. Beautiful photography inside!Read More
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