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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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Trees

Five Quick Facts about Tree Planting

Our supporters know that we plant locally sourced, native trees on high need National Forests through our partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, but we often receive inquiries about how and when we plant. Here are five quick facts that may help answer some of your planting questions and demonstrate the measures our agency partner takes to ensure that our trees survive.

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Are There Trees in Your Tap?

Did you know that each time you turn on the faucet, you may have a National Forest to thank? Not only do our forests provide a host of environmental and public health benefits, they are also essential to a clean, plentiful water supply.

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Envisioning a Future for Iconic “High Five” Pines

Many a high-mountain wanderer has taken in a magnificent view while resting in the shade of a high five pine tree. The gnarled limbs of these ancient trees are often the final vestiges of shade at the gateway to the alpine zone. Mounting threats, however, are confronting this iconic group across their habitat range in the western U.S. and Canada.

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