forests

Bay Area Home Depot Stores Stock Up on Sustainable Wood

Looking to build a house? Put up a fence? Construct a tree house for your kids? Do you live in the Bay Area? Do you care about the spotted owl? …

Amadou Diop, Souther Forest Restoration Manager

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE ) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled, “Managing Your …

New NWF Program: Erthnxt: Trees for the 21st Century

The National Wildlife Federation and the national tree-planting and youth education organization, Erthnxt, have combined forces to further environmental literacy, youth volunteerism, habitat restoration, and reversing global warming.  Our joint aim …

Restoring the Longleaf Pine: Preparing the Southeast for Global Warming

A good-news global warming story about a pine tree with a storied past promises that a back-to-the-future approach will provide economic opportunities and help prepare the southeastern U.S. for a …

COP15 Update: The Answer is in the Forest

With deforestation responsible for roughly 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, we have an opportunity to bridge a significant gap between what science tells us is necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change and the amount of reductions nations like the U.S. are willing to put on the table.

NWF to Release Longleaf Pine Report

National Wildlife Federation will hold a teleconference Thursday to mark the release of a new report detailing how the restoration of Longleaf pines in the Southeast may hold the key …

Greetings from Copenhagen!

Goddag!  ( = Danish for "Good Day!") I am sooooo excited and humbled to be writing from Copenhagen, Denmark, where I have the honor of serving as a Youth Delegate …

More Frequent Wildfires Worldwide Point To Need To Address Global Warming

Wildfires are much in the news this week.  Studies show they are more frequent, larger and they are burning hotter. This is largely bad news for wildlife. But, when you …

Help Protect Wildlife Threatened by Alien Invasion

For centuries, America’s wildlife and wild places have been under threat from the ongoing introduction of non-native plant and animal species into our country’s ecosystems. As one example, back in …

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew …

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