The Congressional Review Act & Its Current Impact on Our Environment

  • Stream

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: AF News, Blog|Tags: , , |

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) has been in the news lately as Congress is turning back rulings made in the last six months of the Obama Administration. Learn what is the CRA is, how is it impacting our environment and what we can do to stop it.Read More

Replanting Giants on Mount Adams

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Water|Tags: , , , |

Mount Adams looms over the White Salmon Wild and Scenic River, where its alpine forest feeds the headwaters of the cold, swift current. Find out how American Forests has partnered to replant the areas damaged by wildfire.Read More

The Things We Take for Granted: Forest Restoration for Preserving Water Resources

  • The Rio Grande River

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Water|Tags: , , |

Water is a basic, but very essential, resource. But, what does that have to do with forest restoration? Learn how our restoration efforts in the Lower Rio Grande Valley region in Texas have helped to save an average of 66,000 gallons of water per acre per year.Read More

Winter Snow, Your Water and Trees: It’s More Complicated Than You Think

  • Snowpack. Credit: Chuck Fazio.

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Water|Tags: , , |

What do you need to know about snow? The relationship between forests and snowpack is intriguing and vital to our ecosystem. Understand what current studies are saying regarding forest management, watershed practices and the impact on wildlife.Read More

Flood Waters Rising Part 2: The Solution

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Water|Tags: |

Tree-planting is increasingly being turned to as a technique for large scale flood control. In part two of our two-part series, we cover how it's in the best interests for both farmers and conservationists to invest themselves in problem-solving planting: it is healthy for the environment, humans and your pocket-book.Read More
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