The United States of Fire
We must make friends with fire, or be consumed by it. By Allison Guy Laura Spellman, a “hot shot” firefighter,
Bringing Songbirds Back To Hawaii, One Forest at a Time
How restoring the forests of Mauna Kea is essential to the continued survival of Hawaiian songbirds.
Seeing the city for the trees
The importance of engaging youth in urban forestry.
Offshoots: Young leaders stand tall for forests and climate
By Jad Daley Youth are leading everywhere on all aspects of climate action. Reina Schild / Shutterstock. WHEN I GRADUATED
Earthkeepers: A bond forged in fire: Brittany and Gilbert Dyer
When the Dyers got married, they knew that climate change would transform their lives. Just not like this. Credit: Kate
Place-Based Partnerships: Coming together to plant trees and help them thrive in desert cities
The city of Phoenix is committed to planting trees to help double its vegetative land cover to 25% over the
Partner Profile: Tribute Store provides opportunity to honor loved ones while positively impacting the environment
Last year alone, Tribute Store supported the planting of 666,276 trees by American Forests. IN SCATTERED SWATHS of Michigan woodlands,
Youth Profile: Childhood experience in India inspires high school student to become environmental ambassador
Pisupati is a part of the Pacific Northwest’s premier Model United Nations conference, where she hopes to educate students about
Action Center: How to capture Forests in Focus
Photographer Jenny Nichols in action capturing the beauty of the forest around her. Credit: Morgan Heim. NEXT TIME YOU VENTURE
The Understory: What is an urban heat island?
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Forest Footnotes: Winter/Spring 2021
Determining the impacts of restored vacant lots on adolescent health American Forests helped transform a vacant lot into the Osborn
History: American ReLeaf celebrates its 30th anniversary
Millions of monarchs overwinter in the high-elevation forests of Michoacán, Mexico, where they cluster in oyamel firs for warmth and
Washington Outlook: New American Forests policy platform advocates government’s role in creating Tree Equity
Tree Equity is about ensuring every urban neighborhood has enough trees so that every person benefits from them. Credit: Rungtiwa
Innovation: Innovative financing brings carbon markets to cities
TreeFolks’ reforestation staff members sort saplings at a planting event along the Blanco River in Austin, Texas. Credit: Matthew Bradford.
Movement Building: City of Boise makes admirable commitment to plant trees
The city of Boise has pledged to plant 100,000 trees (one for every household) and 235,000 tree seedlings (one for
Last Look: Seeking comfort in the woods
INSPIRED TO SHARE THE BEAUTY OF THE WOODS she loves, Michelle Collison Meyer started taking photographs and writing soulful poems