American Forests

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. 106, No. 2, Summer

A Green Collar Workforce
In Albany, Georgia, Monica Armster develops and coordinates agricultural programs that help minority farmers preserve and promote their land. Lisa Diehl in West Virginia helps women and woodsworkers by supporting policies that improve and better regulate...
Cities under Seige
As scientists work to eliminate Asian longhorned beetle in New York and Chicago, trees are coming down-and the rest of the country is getting worried. By Mary M. Woodsen We call it the Asian longhorned beetle. The Chinese call it the starry sky beetle....
Forest at a Crossroads
WHEN THE STATE OF MARYLAND AGREED TO BUY CHESAPEAKE-IMPORTANT FORESTLAND, THE QUESTION BECAME: NOW TO KEEP IT THE SAME WHILE MAKING IT BETTER. BY TOM HORTON. PHOTOS BY DAVID W. HARP On this early January morning, as it flows the half mile from bend to...
Historic Trees: 4 Stars
Trees were a hot ticket item this spring movie season as "Silent Witnesses" debuted at a special event to open this year's Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. More than 800 people saw a pre-festival viewing of the one-hour documentary...
Letters
GOAL FOR Y3K editor: I really enjoyed your new feature highlighting notable trees ( In Profile, " Spring 2000). The sycamore is one of my favorite trees, and it was good reading. I liked the format and hope you will continue until you have profiled all...
Of Ducks, Delta, and the Last of the Big Woods
Location and luck saved part of this mallard paradise. Now conservationists are filling in the rest. Author William Faulkner kept the terminology terse and to the point. He called the thick tangle of trees bordering the Mississippi River lowlands the...
Trees Tackle Clean Water Regs
CITYgreen computer software is helping cities heighten water quality through increased canopy cover. By Jeff Beattie, Cheryl Kollin, and Gary Moll In the late 1960s and early 1970s the quality of the nation's waterways was so bad that by 1972 Congress...
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