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Winter/Spring 2020

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Winter/Spring 2020

Winter Spring 2020 CoverIn this issue, learn how economic inequity and tree cover in cities are inextricably linked, as well as what American Forests does to create Tree Equity. And, discover what American Forests is doing to bridge the gap between urban forestry job shortages and people who need career opportunities the most through our Career Pathways: Tree Equity initiative.

Plus, learn how individuals and organizations create access to nature for everyone and how American Forests’ extensive history has shaped the future of forestry.

Download the entire Winter/Spring issue here.

Features

  • Planting Tree Equity

    Learn how economic inequity and tree cover in cities are inextricably linked, as well as what American Forests does to create Tree Equity.
  • American Forests + Tree Equity

    Across the United States, there are dramatic disparities in tree cover that often track on economic and racial lines. Trees are life-and-death infrastructure that every person in every part of every city should have access to — which American Forests refers to as Tree Equity.
  • Investing in People by Investing in Trees

    Discover what American Forests does to bridge the gap between urban forestry job shortages and people who need career opportunities the most through our Career Pathways: Tree Equity initiative.
  • Changing the Face of the Outdoors

    How individuals and organizations create access to nature for everyone.
  • Back to the Future

    Discover how American Forests’ extensive history has shaped the future of forestry.


  • Departments

  • Offshoots: New Momentum for Tree Equity

    A word from our President & CEO
  • Earthkeepers: Restoring the Roots of Rock

    How the music industry’s future depends on healthy forests and what American Forests, the U.S. Forest Service and Fender Musical Instruments are doing to ensure the stability of both.
  • Project Showcase: A Wednesday Morning in Wilmington Tells the Story of Urban Forestry

    Read about the diverse group of partners working to expand the city’s tree cover in Wilmington, Del.
  • Project Showcase: Empowering Members of a South Texas Community through Planting

    Read about the diverse group of partners working to restore thornscrub forest in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
  • Partner Profile: Travelers

    Learn about our partnership with Travelers.
  • Donor Profile: Lex Sant

    Learn what drives Lex Sant’s passion for nature-based solutions to climate change.
  • From the Field: Boston

    Follow what we've been up to in the field in Boston.
  • From the Field: Oakland, Calif.

    Follow what we've been up to in the field in Oakland, Calif.
  • Washington Outlook: Lawmakers Warm Up to Natural Solutions to Address Climate Change

    Learn how American Forests has worked diligently during this Congress to ensure policymakers understand the important role of forests as a climate solution.
  • Last Look: Designing a Green Future

    A look at how youth are learning to create equitable and sustainable urbanism.
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