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Fall 2020

American Forests Fall 2020 Magazine CoverIn this issue, discover how replanting after the Camp Fire using climate-informed techniques could help forests better withstand the rising threats of climate change. Read about the need to plant billions of seedlings, but U.S. nurseries tasked with producing them face labor, infrastructure and other shortages.

Plus, learn how growing trees and building healthy forests can breed jobs during the unemployment crisis.

Download the entire Fall 2020 issue here.

Features

  • Growing trees, growing jobs

    How growing trees and building healthy forests can breed jobs during the unemployment crisis.
  • Growing pains: the race to plant billions of trees

    We need to plant billions of seedlings — soon — to bring our forests back to health. But with the nation’s tree nurseries facing labor, infrastructure and other shortages, where will those seedlings come from?
  • Replanting Paradise

    How replanting after the Camp Fire using climate-informed techniques could help forests better withstand the rising threats of climate change.


  • Departments

  • Offshoots: U.S. plants roots in global trillion trees movement

    A word from our President & CEO
  • Donor Profile: Sheryl Gold

    Learn how one advocate has spent decades championing forests.
  • Youth Profile: Joshua Simon

    How a college student’s childhood experience led him to pursue urban forestry.
  • Action Center: How to choose the right tree for your yard

    How to choose the right tree for your yard.
  • The Understory: What is a forest carbon sink?

    Learn how a forest carbon sink works.
  • Forest Footnotes: Fall 2020

    Exciting developments, outside of American Forests, in the field of forestry.
  • Place-Based Partnerships: La Sal del Rey planting prepares rare Texas thornforests for an uncertain future

    American Forests partners with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore thornforest in Texas.
  • Earthkeepers: Rhode Island Governor, a Tree Equity champion

    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo receives American Forests’ inaugural Tree Equity Champion Award for her bold urban forestry strategy.
  • Washington Outlook: Two legislative wins on Capitol Hill for national forests

    The signing of the Great American Outdoors Act and the introduction of The REPLANT Act provide major legislative successes for national forests.
  • Innovation: American Forests launches Tree Equity Score tool to help cities expand tree cover

    How a new tool to assess Tree Equity Score will help cities expand tree cover.
  • Movement Building: Global coalition strives to put forests at the forefront of climate solutions

    How Nature4Climate, a global coalition, helps prioritize forests as an imperative natural solution to climate change.
  • Last Look: The nature right around me

    Photographer Morgan Heim captures the fascinating world of wildlife right outside her window during COVID-19.
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