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6 Edible Plants That Might Surprise You

June 21st, 2018|Tags: |

These six snacks can be found growing in forests and wetlands across North America. They are easy to identify, nutritious and delicious. Whether you are surviving in the wild or just looking to try something new, these edible plants (and fungi) won't let you down. Read More

#ForestBreak: Merchants Millpond State Park

June 20th, 2018|Tags: |

Take a #ForestBreak and listen to the sounds of Mercants Millpond State Park in North Carolina!Read More

Firewatch: A Walk Through a Video Game Forest

June 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

See how a virtual experience via the impressive video game "Firewatch" can inspire people to get outside and make an artistic statement about the outdoors and our public lands.Read More

6 Hiking Essentials

June 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

If you're new to hiking and not sure what to bring, whether it be a day trip or an overnight trek, check out this list of six essentials for your hike.Read More

Why I’m Here: Passing it On

June 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

Meet our new editorial intern, Nick, and read about how a passionate high school teacher inspired him to pursue conservation with a county forest preserve district and now with American Forests. Read More
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