WHY FORESTS MATTER
Our forests are at the center of the most important environmental challenges
we face today and are a critical source of natural resources.
We all rely on forests for clean water. American Forests'
restoration projects benefit major watersheds and protect our valuable water resources by
restoring and augmenting riparian buffers.
Forests and trees slow climate change by storing carbon, but
climate change also makes forests more vulnerable.
American Forests works to restore
forests to be more resilient and
better withstand climate change.
When forests are destroyed, wildlife is threatened. Most of
American Forests' restoration projects involve a wildlife habitat component, including
restoration efforts for threatened and
Activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing give us a
deeper appreciation for the natural world and make us healthier and less stressed. That’s
why American Forests promotes sustainable recreation in forests.
EACH DOLLAR YOU DONATE AT CHECKOUT PLANTS ONE TREE.
OVER 7 MILLION TREES PLANTED TO DATE!