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Giving thanks for four decades of protecting turkeys

The wild turkey is one of the most enduring symbols of Thanksgiving – but you may not know how close we’ve all come to losing these birds. As recently as 1973, there were only about 1.5 million wild turkeys in all of North America.

5 things you didn’t know about Veterans Day & Remembrance Day

Veterans Day is observed in the United States while Remembrance Day is observed in Canada on November 11 every year. Why November 11?

How did these creepy critters achieve Halloween super stardom?

Halloween just wouldn’t be spookacular without spiders, owls, toads, bats, and other creatures of the night. But how did these specific animals make the cut?

Kyan’s Kabin: Make-A-Wish child chooses sustainability

Thirteen-year-old Kyan MacDonald is living with leukemia in Bridgton, Maine. When the Make-A-Wish Foundation gave him the opportunity of his young lifetime, he chose a tiny house of his very own on his family’s property.

Back to school with Project Learning Tree & SFI: Never a dull moment for science students of all ages

Project Learning Tree & Sustainable Forestry Initiative are working together to teach students about the environment and actions they can take to conserve it.

Making the grade in sustainable forestry

A&A Trading gets an A+ in connecting hikers to forests & forests to community

5 things you didn’t know about a Boy Scout Jamboree

The National Scout Jamboree in the United States is a forest-friendly tradition that stretches back nearly 100 years.

Sweet celebration for Canada’s 150th year — maple syrup from certified forests hits the shelves

In 2017, maple syrup is still helping to define Canada’s deep connection to its forests and the generations of families who have relied on them. Stone Maple Farms syrup is the first forest product not made of timber to be certified to the chain-of-c…

Red, white & founded on wood—Canada & the U.S. celebrate in July

Over this holiday weekend, both Canada and the United States are celebrating their birthdays. Among the many things these two nations share is a dependence on their forests—which have played a key role in their growth and prosperity.

Make Father’s Day a Forest Day

Surprise Dad this year with an eco-friendly outing to a well-managed forest near you.