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Living with Fire

by Marlee Ostheimer

NFF Philanthropy & Partnerships Coordinator Marlee Ostheimer describes her first fire season and the questions it's raised. Read more…

Conservation, Treasured Landscapes  

Finding Creative Solutions to Ramp up Work on Colorado Fourteeners

by Emily Olsen

Through the Find Your Fourteener campaign, the NFF is working with partners to create forward-thinking solutions that will increase the pace and scale of restoration and habitat protection on Colorado’s beloved Fourteeners – and implement those solutions in a collaborative, coordinated manner. One solution is the development of a special role for “Peak Apprentices.” Read more…

Conservation  

From Seed to Tree: How We Restore Forests

by Wes Swaffar

The National Forest Foundation receives generous donations from individuals, small businesses and corporations to support tree planting on our National Forests. We work closely with the U.S. Forest Service to complete these important projects. So what happens when a partner like Boxed Water gives us a call and says they’d like to support tree planting? Read more…

National Forests  

Women Forged by Fire: Lacey England

by Dayle Wallien

This post is part of a series that is a companion to the feature article in Your National Forests Summer/Fall 2017. Get to know the women featured in the article a bit more through this series Read more…

Conservation, Treasured Landscapes  

Restoring Native Fish in Utah’s Mill Creek

by Greg M. Peters

NFF Communications Director Greg Peters recently visited Mill Creek on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest to see the results of the multi-year efforts done by the NFF and partners. Read more…

Recreation, Treasured Landscapes  

A Hike Through History on the Angeles National Forest

by Edward Belden

Traveling through Big Santa Anita Canyon is like stepping back in time to the “Great Hiking Era.” As you walk along the paths trees and bushes give way to historic camps and cabins built from the 1890s to 1930s to ensure that the residents of the growing city would have a place to find peace in nature. Read more…

Conservation  

National Forest Foundation and REI Help Bring Cherokee Youth to the Southeast

by Mark Shelley

This summer, a Youth Conservation Corps project brought eight youth and two crew leaders from the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians (Oklahoma) to the hot and humid forests of North Georgia to spend their days working on conservation projects located across the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Read more…

National Forests  

Women Forged by Fire: Shelly Allen

by Dayle Wallien

This post is part of a series that is a companion to the feature article in Your National Forests Summer/Fall 2017. Get to know the women featured in the article a bit more through this series Read more…