Forest Digest: May 6, 2018

Whether it’s the vast landscapes of our National Forests or tiny urban patches of trees, we need forests. Find out why in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Assessing Your Urban Forest with Vibrant Cities Lab

April 25th, 2018|Tags: , |

Vibrant Cities Lab offers communities useful resources to assess a city's urban forest and create management goals.Read More

Forest Digest: April 15, 2018

Immersive virtual reality technology is being used to plot urban green spaces, and areas in the Southern Appalachian region have been selected for trail maintenance. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

The Desert Dilemma

April 4th, 2018|Tags: , |

They lower urban heat island effect to provide critical wildlife habitat, but urban forests in desert cities can sound like an oxymoron. Discover how American Forests helps coordinate plantings in arid, urban landscapes.Read More

Big Win for Urban Forests

March 29th, 2018|Tags: , |

While the President's FY2018 budget proposed eliminating the U.S. Forest Service's Urban and Community Forestry program, the omnibus bill recently passed by Congress not only funds the program through September 2018, but also includes an impressive $28.5 million increase!Read More
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