Cities have a climate problem
As our cities continue to grow, so do the challenges they face. Reimagine the way society lives, works, and plays by moving our cities from climate problems, to climate solutions.
You grow through what you go through. And through it all, we'll be here. Standing proud.
GUARDIANS | Michael Green
Cities have long been labs for innovation. And thankfully, cities have an ace up their sleeve: forests. Meet Michael Green, pioneer and architect.
In 2019, Katerra opened one of the largest mass timber manufacturing facilities in North America. See how Katerra - using a technology first approach - is not only building the future with mass timber, but is showcasing how forests can help us reimagine our cities for the better.
Did you know When trees are turned into products that carbon stays in those products and out of our atmosphere.Fast Facts | Carbon
Did you know Trees in yards and on streets have been shown to increase property values by as much as 15%.Fast Facts | Trees + Property Values
Did you know One tree is needed to offset emissions for every 2 gallons of gas.Fast Facts | Trees + Transportation
Did you know Thanks to active forest management and conservation efforts, wild turkey populations are flourishing.Fast Facts | Turkeys
Did you know Fire season is longer than ever, reaching 300 days in parts of the country.Fast Facts | Wildfire + Climate Change
Did you know Fire is a natural process and necessary to the health of many forests.Fast Facts | Wildfire + Healthy Forests
Did you know Forests can recover naturally after a wildfire but sometimes they need a little help.Fast Facts | Wildfire Rehabilitation
Did you know Forests are home to 80% of wildlife on land.Fast Facts | Wildlife
Did you know It takes 2 billion pallets a day to move and store goods in the US. Most are made of wood and 95% are recycled into new pallets or other products.Fast Facts | Wood pallets
Did you know Cardboard is the most frequently used packaging material because it is renewable, sustainable, and highly recyclable.Fast Facts | Cardboard
Did you know planting trees along streets decreased car crashes by 46%.Fast Facts | Safer Driving
Did you know more that half of all drinking water in the US comes from a forest.Fast Facts | Forests + Water
We are #forestproud.
We are hikers, hunters, land owners, researchers, foresters, students, and professionals. We work at family businesses, forest product companies, conservation and recreation organizations, universities, and government agencies.
We are a diverse community of stewards who are responsible for shaping the future of North America’s forests. We value the renewable products and benefits they provide and are committed to making choices that keep forests as forests, now and for the future.