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The Official Blog of American Forests


5 Remarkable Women in Conservation

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March 14th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wrote about five groundbreaking women in conservation history. Read about these devoted conservationists and their remarkable achievements!Read More

Forest Digest — Week of March 6th, 2017

March 10th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

In this week's Forest Digest, read about a computer that scientists have trained to ‘see’ trees, discover the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms underlying forest diversity, learn about the negative impacts of palm oil on the environment and explore data that questions trees’ ability to offset carbon emissions.Read More

Seeing Nature through the Eyes of 5 Photographers

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March 9th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Photography has the power to inspire, influence and transport viewers to places they’ve never been before. Here is a compilation of some of the best nature and wildlife photo tours that money can buy that take you on adventures that are truly priceless. Read More

The Robin Hoods of Other Forests

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March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Robin Hood isn’t the only famous forest outlaw. Who else stole from the rich and gave to the poor, or who simply stole? Let's take a look at bandits of all shapes and sizes, from Louisiana to Slovakia, freedom fighters to wannabe insurrectionists. Read More

Old Photos Reveal New Changes

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March 7th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

From melting glaciers to the evolution of the Smokey Bear wildfire awareness movement, here are a few memories from the archives that illustrate just how dramatically our landscapes are changing and how far forest conservation has come.Read More
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