OUR RESEARCH AND REPORTS

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Climate Change and Urban Forests

The purpose of this report is to aid in understanding the future impacts of urban forests on climate change mitigation at the county level across the conterminous U.S.

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Revitalizing America’s National Forests

American Forests, The Nature Conservancy and National Wildlife Federation identify federal policy recommendations that have the greatest potential for maintaining and enhancing America’s national forest capacity to contribute as a natural climate solution.

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Restoring America’s Forests for Wildfire Resilience in a Changing Climate

Restoring America’s Forests for Wildfire Resilience in a Changing Climate articulates American Forests’ organizational strategy to advance wildfire resilience across our nation’s forests through climate-informed forestry, including policy shifts to facilitate and fund needed actions.

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Ramping Up Reforestation in the United States: A Guide for Policymakers

Ramping Up Reforestation in the United States: A Guide for Policymakers is designed to support the development of reforestation policies and programs.

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Challenges to the Reforestation Pipeline in the United States

New research done by 18 people from American Forests and elsewhere shines light on this challenge and digs into the reasons why nursery production is low.

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Forest Climate Working Group Policy Platform for 117th Congress

How policymakers can help private forest owners and public land managers grow the powerful climate solutions in America’s forests and forest products while delivering other environmental and economic benefits.

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Dallas Urban Heat Island Mitigation Study

A year-long study of the impacts and implications of air temperatures at the neighborhood level in Dallas, Texas.

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Potential Effects of Climate Change on the Geographic Distribution of the Endangered Plant Species Manihot walkerae

Evaluating the potential effects of climate change on the distribution of M. walkerae and assess the usefulness of natural protected areas in future conservation.

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Natural Benefits of High Elevation Forests

Latest research shows that whitebark pine ecosystems can adapt to climate change. However, the ecosystem’s ability to adapt in the future is dependent on the restoration actions we take now.

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