A sustainable forest is like a giant nest that protects the birds that live in it. Among forest wildlife, birds are especially important because they serve as early indicators of forest health, water quality, air quality, and climate change.
The wild turkey is one of the most enduring symbols of Thanksgiving – but you may not know how close we’ve all come to losing these birds. As recently as 1973, there were only about 1.5 million wild turkeys in all of North America.
Thirteen-year-old Kyan MacDonald is living with leukemia in Bridgton, Maine. When the Make-A-Wish Foundation gave him the opportunity of his young lifetime, he chose a tiny house of his very own on his family’s property.
In 2017, maple syrup is still helping to define Canada’s deep connection to its forests and the generations of families who have relied on them. Stone Maple Farms syrup is the first forest product not made of timber to be certified to the chain-of-custody
Over this holiday weekend, both Canada and the United States are celebrating their birthdays. Among the many things these two nations share is a dependence on their forests—which have played a key role in their growth and prosperity.
The world’s forests already have a lot on their plate: Providing flood protection, drinking water purification, lumber, and recreation, plus habitat for about half the world’s mammals, birds and insects.