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Wrapping up Earth Month!

The votes have been counted! Earth Month has been an inspiringly busy month for all of us at American Forests, and we thank you for taking part in the launch of our Wildlands for Wildlife initiative. Want to know which region won $10,000 towards their ecosystem? Discover inside!Read More

Joining Forces to Double Longleaf Pine Forests by 2024

  • Endangered Gopher Tortoise eats grass on the Atlantic coast of F
Historically, longleaf pine forests extended across 90 million acres in the Southeastern U.S., but today, less than 3 percent remain. Learn what we’re doing to fight damaging fire-suppression policies and restore wildlife habitats in this region.Read More

Among red spruce in the Central Appalachians

  • Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
There are currently more than one million acres of abandoned mine land in the Central Appalachians where, without restoration, trees can’t grow. Discover what we’re doing to replenish the forests in this area.Read More

A bright future for Kirtland’s warbler in the Northern Great Lakes

Modern fire suppression policies in the Northern Great Lakes have interrupted the natural fire cycle in the region and put wildlife species, such as the Kirtland’s warbler, under threat. Learn what we’re doing to restore this habitat. Read More

Future of the grizzly bear in Northern Rockies and Cascades

  • Bear in winter
The whitebark pine ecosystems in the Northern Rockies and Cascades house many diverse wildlife species, including the threatened grizzly bear. However, a combination of disease, pests and fire suppression policies have endangered whitebark pines.Read More
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