American Forests

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American Forests

Address:734 15th St NW Suite 800
PO Box 2000
Washington, DC 20013

Established: 1875. Description:Focuses on assisting communities in planning and implementing tree and forest actions to restore and maintain healthy ecosystems and communities. Also works with community-based forestry partners in both urban and rural areas to help them participate in national forest policy discussions. Since 1990, the American Forests' Global ReLeaf campaign has been planting native trees in rural and urban ecosystem restoration projects across the United States and around the world. Members: 20,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: American Forests (quarterly); free to members.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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This has made our 20-year partnership with American Forests not just a natural fit, but one we are incredibly passionate about," states Mike Egeck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eddie Bauer.
A planned gift to American Forests is a wonderful way to contribute to the health of our planet," says Webster.
Overall, urban tree canopy cover has declined by 30% over the past three decades, says Cheryl Kollin, director of the Urban Forest Center at American Forests, and canopy tree cover has decreased in most of the surveyed areas.
American Forests helps people improve the environment with trees and forests.
The sites in Spokane and Dade County demonstrate how vital Global ReLeaf Forest restoration projects are to both the environment and the community," remarked Neil Sampson, executive vice president of AMERICAN FORESTS.
The Coleman Eco-Project 2015 is an unprecedented decade-long conservation program to address the critical need to restore American forests and protect U.
The Fund immediately received support from the Home Depot Foundation and AMERICAN FORESTS members.
American Forests has been the national citizen's organization for trees and forests since 1875, and through its Global ReLeaf campaign, works with people and groups throughout the world to plant and care for trees especially in urban areas.
The marriage between American Forests and Danby combines art, refrigerators, and trees through a unique synergy: art is cool; a refrigerator is cool; and trees cool the earth.
In 2002 AMERICAN FORESTS presented ceremonial seedlings to several of the 13 original colonies, with a promise to replant the symbol of liberty in each of the original colonies when the seedlings had grown large enough.
Duquesne Light and American Forests have developed a special catalog of Famous & Historic Trees that are appropriate to growing conditions in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
This new partnership takes that promise a step further and makes both Flexcar and American Forests stronger as a result.

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