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How are those New Year’s resolutions going? 3 ways forests can help

If your resolve is already waning, you’re in good company. According to one study by the University of Scranton, only eight percent of us see our resolutions through to the end of the year.

There’s something fishy going on in the Fraser Basin

Did you know that the steelhead fish is the same species as rainbow trout? The two varieties are only distinguished by their color and breeding habits. The steelhead is an endangered species in many parts of North America.

Study shows sustainable forestry sustains these 5 birds

A sustainable forest is like a giant nest that protects the birds that live in it. Among forest wildlife, birds are especially important because they serve as early indicators of forest health, water quality, air quality, and climate change.

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.