Reimagining Our Cities

For the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050, that number is expected to climb to 70 percent. With a rapidly urbanizing population comes new challenges for society.

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The Importance of Forests in Mitigating Climate Change

Forests and forest products capture almost 15% of our carbon emissions each year. Learn more about the importance of forests in mitigating climate change.

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Wooden skyscrapers could be the future for cities | The Economist

Wooden skyscrapers are an ambitious and innovative solution to the problems posed by urbanisation. Not only are they faster to build, they have smaller carbon footprints than high-rises made of concrete and steel.

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The future of skyscrapers | Grist

How much CO2 would a skyscraper save if a skyscraper was made of wood?

Wooden skyscrapers are already a thing in Europe and Canada. Now, they’re becoming more popular in the U.S. How do they work and what do they mean for the future of cities?

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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.