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American Forests and Alcoa Foundation Announce New Three-Year Partnership

American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announce a new, three-year partnership to enhance biodiversity and combat climate change in key areas across the globe.Read More

The 2016 Champion Trees National Register Finds the Biggest Trees in the U.S.

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September 20th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

The champions have been crowned! American Forests has announced the 2016 Champion Trees National Register, highlighting the largest-known trees of more than 700 species across the country.Read More

Alcoa Foundation and American Forests to plant more than 465,000 trees to restore forests in 2016

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Quickly approaching a goal of 10 million trees planted by 2020, Alcoa is partnering with American Forests to plant nearly half a million trees in 2016, covering 29 areas around the world. Find out what locations will have ReLeaf this year!Read More

Osborn Neighborhood to Transform Vacant Lots into an Outdoor Education Center

Four empty lots in Detroit are being transformed into a vibrant outdoor education center to help reconnect students to the natural world. In addition to providing an urban forest and natural green space for recreational opportunities, twenty environmental classes will be taught in the first year alone to introduce students to green job opportunities.Read More

Blue Island Community to Plant Dozens of Trees in April, Earth Month

This April, the Blue Island community is kicking off the restoration of Chicago’s urban forests by planting along the soon-to-be Cal-Sag Trail System and the downtown commercial district. Thanks to an urban tree canopy analysis, plantings will be targeted to optimize species diversity, canopy cover and overall benefits to the community. Read More
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