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Fall 2012

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Fall 2012

Autumn 2012 Cover - American Forests MagazineExplore New York’s Finger Lakes region, where a national forest offers hiking, horseback riding and more. Discover the toil hurricanes, floods, ice storms and more take on forests and how they recover. Travel to the Greater Yellowstone Area, where our forests are being ravaged by pests and disease, and learn how American Forests is working to save this iconic landscape.

Plus, we visit Texas’ capital to explore its urban forest, and we meet a woman who has helped preserve the legacy of a tree that pre-dates the Civil War.


  • Keep Austin Green

    Visit the Texas capital, where trees are being used to reduce the city's temperatures.
  • More Than Lakes

    Explore the forest nestled amid some of New York's famous Finger Lakes.
  • Saving a Species

    Witness the toll pests and disease are taking on the Greater Yellowstone Area.
  • Recovering From Disaster

    Discover how forest ecosystems are affected by and recover from natural disasters.

  • Departments

  • Finding Strength and Solace in a Tree

    Meet a woman who has long protected a tree that brought comfort to her enslaved ancestor.
  • Forest Frontiers: Jerry F. Franklin

    Forest ecologist Jerry F. Franklin discusses the issues facing forest health today.
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