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Slow, but Steady

Recently, 30 gopher tortoises were released into a managed preservation in South Carolina, through collaboration between American Forests and a variety of local partners. The 5-year project has a planting goal of 95,000 longleaf pines, and the tortoises will eventually be released into a permanent habitat at the site of a planting.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of October 2, 2017

In this week’s Forest Digest, managing the habitat of the spotted owl can be much healthier for the trees, tropical forests are emitting more carbon dioxide than previously thought, and scientists study the factors surrounding the death of redwoods.Read More

“Partnering for Forests”: A Look at Our Latest Publication

Learn more about the projects and partnerships that make up the U.S. Forest Service's Cooperative Forestry program.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 11, 2017

This week in forest news, the U.S. and Costa Rica have provided $1 million in an innovative debt-for-nature conservation program, more than 1,000 acres are being added to the Cherokee National Forest, a tiny monkey inspires a Columbian forest, and wildfires draw the angst and ire of professionals nationwide.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 4, 2017

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This week forensic scientists are making breakthroughs in capturing tree thieves, a new study links forests to dietary diversity, a new (large!) tree is discovered in South America, conservationists begin to include parasites in their efforts, and the UK rallies around their urban forests. Read More
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