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The objectives of American Forests, publisher of American Forests magazine, are to help people plant and care for trees for ecosystem restoration and healthier communities.

Articles from Vol. 100, No. 9-10, September

Bosque Redondo: A History Lesson
THE PECOS RIVER VALLEY in eastern New Mexico is a wide swath of trees and green fields. Historically, travelers have been drawn to this place as they made their way across the vast and deserted New Mexico plains. In fact, all of the trees growing here...
Hawaii: Forestry's Best-Kept Secret
In search of an answer, the state's Department of Land and Natural Resources hired a consulting firm last year to evaluate the potential of reforesting those lands for commercial forestry. The firm predicted that growing trees in Hawaii could conceivably...
Lawonabicycle
AT FIRST GLANCE she looks like any other tanned and healthy tourist on a mountain bike. But look a little closer: She's dressed in the summer uniform of the U.S. Forest Service--shorts and shirt with the shoulder patch of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management...
Myvalley
Every valley needs a mountain to shelter and define it as it goes. North Fork Mountain does that for the North and South forks of the South Branch Valley in West Virginia. A goodly portion of the Great Potomac River is born here in a thousands rivulets...
New Books and Videos -- Three Men, Three Rivers Directed by Mike Gurnett
THREE MEN, THREE RIVERS, video directed by Mike Gurnett. Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Distributed by Montana State Parks & Wildlife Interpretive Association, P.O. Box 9211, Helena, MT 59604. 1994. 30 minutes. $24.95, plus $3.55...
Report of the National Commission on Wildfire Disasters
Gentlemen:Here is the report we, the National Commission on Wildfire Disasters, have develop on an issue we believe is of extreme importance to our Nation's interest, both economically and environmentally. You will not find its contents comforting. Your...
The New Timber Cops
That was a disappointment. I'd wanted Ken Carlton, a veteran Forest Service special agent with whom I was riding, to show me how thieves work a timber sale.So, on to Plan B."Ken," I said, "let's check a few Forest Service pickups to see if the TSAs [timber-sale...
Wolfcomeback
Recent approval by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt to begin reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park has added fuel to the controversy boiling between ranchers and environmentalists. Ranchers feel that wolves will jeopardize their herds and...
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