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Forest Digest: November 19, 2017

Urban trees may grow faster and have a shorter lifespan than their rural counterparts, nature may be more efficient at restoring lost forests than previously thought and a community rallies to replant trees cut down by vandals in this week’s Forest Digest.Read More

Creating Community Forest Canopies

This year, American Forests will be working with Tree Pittsburgh to plant 2,000 trees over the course of 3 years — a result of our partnership with Alcoa Foundation.Read More

Forest Digest: October 29, 2017

Scientists make discoveries on the structure of ancient trees, the National Park Service floats a proposal to raise entrance prices, and living near a forest can change the structure of your brain. Read about it in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Hurricanes and Trees: It’s Complicated

The relationship between trees and storms is a complicated one, but research shows the life-, infrastructure-, and economy-saving importance of cities investing adequately in an urban forestry program. Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 25, 2017

In this week’s forest digest, scientists solve the mystery of the North American Oak, Brazil scraps a plan to mine in a rainforest reserve, and The Nature Conservancy works to increase knowledge of the health benefits of urban trees!Read More
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