National Forest Foundation

Recent Press and Media Inquiries

It's National Forest Week — Here's How to Celebrate

Travel + Lesiure

From July 13 through July 19, America is celebrating National Forest Week, from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska to De Soto National Forest in Mississippi. Although the forest is a perfect place to practice social distancing, this year celebrations will also be held in the virtual world.


Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund Announce Community Grant Winners

The Conservation Fund

Five charitable organizations located in eastern Tennessee received grants of up to $50,000 to advance efforts that will provide environmental learning and leadership opportunities for local youth, help keep rivers and waterways within the Cherokee National Forest clean, and provide current recreational access information for outdoor lovers in the region.


100 cords of firewood provided to Navajos and Hopis

Durango Herald

More than 100 cords of wood were donated recently to tribal members as part of a collaborative effort between the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, U.S. Forest Service, private companies and nonprofits. The wood is used for cooking and heating. Closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult for tribal members to collect wood.