There is a lot you can do to ensure that forests in cities and rural America are healthy for this generation and beyond. Be a voice for forests by asking your elected officials to support legislation that will restore forests. Follow tips on the right way to plant a tree at home. Pledge to be a forest champion. And more.
Inflation Reduction Act Transforms America’s Forests and Communities
Congress has put forests front and center in the fight against climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Join American Forests in thanking our legislative champions for funding these vital investments in our forests and our communities.
Lower Your Energy Bills
Plant trees near your house and you will likely see your energy bills go down. The trees will provide shade and block the wind, so you won’t have to crank your air conditioner and heater. The TREES Act of 2021 would result in 300,000 more trees planted annually, particularly in the many underserved communities of the United States where trees are sparse.