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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Women Forged by Fire: Sara Knapp

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…

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Women Forged by Fire: Molly Day

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…

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Gifford Pinchot, “The ABC of Conservation”

by Char Miller

NFF friend and author, Char Miller, recently released a new book, Gifford Pinchot: Selected Writings (2017). Here he offers a sample of one of the essays featured in this newly released collection. Read more…

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Those Who Know Snow: Snow Ranger Pro Tips in the Backcountry

by Kate Jerman

Max Forgensi has worked in the snow as an avalanche forecaster, avalanche educator and Snow Ranger for the Forest Service since 2003. We asked Max to share a few “Pro Tips” on how to enjoy a safe and fun winter in the backcountry on the White River National Forest. Read more…

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Five Reasons to Visit the Scotchman Peaks

by Emily Olsen

Located northeast of Spokane, Washington and 30 scenic miles from Sandpoint, Idaho, the Scotchman Peaks straddle the Idaho-Montana border over Lake Pend Oreille. Learn more about a few reasons you should visit these majestic mountains! Read more…