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Summer 2020

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Summer 2020

American Forests Summer CoverIn this issue, venture to the Northern Rockies to learn what is being done to protect whitebark pines and all trees in high-elevation forests. Understand how trees and nature can provide psychological, educational and emotional benefits, and learn how American Forests’ Vice President of Urban Forestry, Ian Leahy, feels that trees have spoken to, and driven, him.

Plus, explore how the Canada lynx and ocelot are connected by one river and the dire need for forest restoration.

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Features

  • Save Our Summits

    Venture to the Northern Rockies to learn what is being done to protect whitebark pines and all trees in high-elevation forests.
  • Tree Think

    How Forests Are Good for the Mind and Soul
  • Returning to a Land That Owns Us

    American Forests’ Vice President of Urban Forestry, Ian Leahy, shares how trees have spoken to, and driven, him.
  • Two Threatened Cats, 2,000 Miles Apart, with One Need: A Healthy Forest

    Discover how two cats from very different habitats share an unlikely connection through the Rio Grande River and their need for forest restoration.


  • Departments

  • Offshoots: Finding Ourselves in the Forest

    A word from our President & CEO
  • Innovation: Turning Waste to Wealth with a Wood Reuse Economy

    The environmental and economic benefits to cities of reusing wood.
  • Place-Based Partnerships: American Forests and Intel Commit to King Fire Restoration

    American Forests partners with Intel to restore California forests destroyed by wildfire.
  • Movement Building: Creating a Movement for Forest-Based Climate Solutions

    The Forest-Climate Working Group pushes forests to the forefront of the fight to combat climate change.
  • Partner Profile: Timberland

    Learn how Timberland helps to plant trees across the U.S.
  • Youth Profile: Alex Herr

    Learn how 13-year-old Alex Herr inspires pre-teens to hike.
  • Action Center: Show Your Love

    Actions you can take to ensure your new trees get the love they need.
  • Washington Outlook: Support for City Trees Grows

    Urban forestry garners growing support on Capitol Hill.
  • The Understory: Playing Carbon Defense

    See how forest management impacts carbon-storing capabilities.
  • Forest Footnotes: Summer 2020

    Exciting developments, outside of American Forests, in the field of forestry.
  • Earthkeepers: A Return to His Initial Passion

    Learn about the experience that sparked Brian Kittler’s initial passion for forestry and the road that led him to American Forests.
  • Last Look: Our View

    A view from the windows of our photographers and writers during COVID-19.
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