Category: Forest Conservation

deforestation and endangered species

Vanishing Habitat An Ongoing Threat Meet the star students of orangutan school — the unique rehab center where orphaned apes are taught how to climb trees and survive in the wild without their mom and dad. Having had a rough start in life these adorable orangutans are attending special classes at a school in West […]

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climate change and deforestation

Carbon, Climate, Change Promote, develop, balance, manage, contribute and protect. Those are the strategies the St. Catharines Urban Forest Advisory Committee is hoping to achieve in a proposed private property tree bylaw. The city wants to hear residents’ input on the proposed bylaw designed to protect trees on private property, and will host the first of […]

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forest conservation and global warming

Laser Technology Measures Trees American Forests is proud to announce a series of tree measuring webinars and a grant program in partnership with Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI). For the grant program, American Forests and LTI have teamed up to create a unique opportunity for state coordinators and certifiers to upgrade their equipment to more accurately […]

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forest conservation and global warming

Forest Mismanagement European settlers transformed America’s Northeastern forests. From historic records and fossils, researchers know the landscape and plants are radically different today than they were 400 years ago. But little direct evidence exists to prove which tree species filled the forests before they were cleared for fields and fuel. Swamp-loving plants, like sedges and tussocks, are the fossil survivors, […]

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forest conservation and global warming

World Summit On Natural Capital Until we fully account for the value and benefits of our forests and ecosystems, society and industry will continue to exploit them in unsustainable practices. The following chart helps remind us of the importance of watersheds, ecosystems, forests and the endangered species within. Trees can make our communities and homes […]

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forest conservation and global warming

Reforestation Can Capture Carbon This is a proposal to help the Government of Ethiopia to move away from subsistence to surplus production and towards integration into the global economy by demonstrating, the through modeling, the economic, financial and institutional feasibility of mountain reforestation and creation of forest/forest based industries. The main anticipated beneficiaries/ customers/investors are […]

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