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American Forests Fall 2019 CoverIn this issue, learn how climate change is threatening our forests and how American Forests ambitiously plans to reforest those disturbed landscapes across the country. Discover how U.S. states are joining forces to protect and restore our forests to fight climate change. And, how climate change is affecting the iconic sugar maples of New England, maple syrup and the vivacious fall foliage they provide.

Plus, discover how the state of Rhode Island is positioning itself as a national leader on how urban forests can help combat climate change.

Download the entire Fall 2019 issue here.

Features

  • American Forests in Action on Climate Change

    As forests grow, they naturally capture carbon, which helps slow climate change.
  • A Natural Alliance

    States step up land protection and restoration to fight climate change.
  • Reforest America

    Learn how climate change is threatening our forests and how American Forests ambitiously plans to reforest those disturbed landscapes across the country.
  • Bittersweet

    How climate change is affecting the sugar maples of New England.
  • Urban Forestry Takes on the World. But First, Rhode Island

    Discover how the state of Rhode Island is positioning itself as a national leader on how urban forests can help combat climate change.


  • Departments

  • Offshoots: Finding Our Voice for America’s Forests

    A word from our President & CEO.
  • Earthkeepers: Washington State’s Commissioner of Public Lands, a Forest Resilience Champion

    How Hilary Franz, American Forests’ inaugural Forest Resilience Champion Award recipient, is helping to lead Washington’s conservation efforts.
  • Project Showcase: Reforesting the Sky Islands of New Mexico

    Read about our efforts to restore forests surrounding Bonito Lake in the mountains of New Mexico.
  • Project Showcase: From Baltimore Wood Waste to Careers in Modern Design

    Read about our work to incubate an urban wood business in Baltimore.
  • Partner Profile: Eddie Bauer

    Learn about our partnership with Eddie Bauer.
  • Donor Profile: Ara Erickson

    Learn what drives our newest board member Ara Erickson’s passion for forests.
  • From the Field: Chicago

    Follow what we’ve been up to in the field in Chicago.
  • From the Field: Detroit

    Follow what we’ve been up to in the field in Detroit.
  • Washington Outlook: Forests to Help Solve Climate Crisis

    Learn how American Forests is working with policymakers to push forests to the forefront of efforts to fight the climate crisis.
  • Last Look: Mass Timber Construction

    Wood Is Good to Act on Climate
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