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Welcome to the National Forest Foundation blog. Explore the various articles to learn more about our forests and places to play.


Recreation, Treasured Landscapes  

Six “Off-the-Beaten-Path” Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest

by Austen Bernier

For many hikers, an important feature of an escape into the wilderness is the feeling of isolation and separation from crowds. This can be difficult in a popular National Forest, such as the White Mountain. For anyone who finds peak weekend hiking to resemble a wilderness highway more than a wilderness trail, we’ve highlighted six “off-the-beaten-path” trails in the White Mountain National Forest. Read more…


Angoon Youth Conserve the Fortress of Brown Bears Through Alaska Forest Fund

by Dayle Wallien

For eight weeks during the summer of 2016, native Alaskan youth helped steward their public lands on Admiralty Island through the Youth Conservation Corps. For the four students from the village of Angoon, the opportunity provided paid employment, offered career building skills, taught them conservation lessons and exposed them to new outdoor experiences. Read more…


New NFF Staff: Meet Austen

by Austen Bernier

Get to know Austen Bernier, the NFF's new Community Engagement Coordinator on the White Mountain National Forest. Read more…