Unlocking the power of America's family forests to fight climate change
The potential in America’s family-owned forests has largely been undervalued.
The mission of the American Forest Foundation is to deliver meaningful conservation impact through the empowerment of family forest owners. Working together, we strive to tackle climate change and positively impact the health of America's family forests, our communities and the planet.
How We Do It
Working together, we’re tackling our most pressing conservation issues.
Tools & Support for Landowners
We’re connecting family forest owners to the resources they need.
Government actions can support both landowners and conservation.
Philanthropy & Giving
Your support helps empower America’s family forest owners.
From the Family Forest Blog
November 7, 2023
Three Ways the Family Forest Carbon Program Is Helping Increase Sustainable Forestry
Discover three ways the Family Forest Carbon Program is supporting AFF’s long-held core values around forest sustainability, while remaining both people and planet-centered.
November 7, 2023
Managing Your Woods for Wildlife
With autumn colors spurring on winter migrations and the final excitement for animals getting ready for winter, it gives us a chance to think about wildlife in our lives.
November 3, 2023
FEATURE: Could Dynamic Baselines Help Alleviate Over-Crediting Concerns?
The voluntary carbon market has been the focus of a number of critical reports recently, questioning the integrity of credits. Dynamic baselines are an answer to the criticism.
November 1, 2023
Family Forest Carbon Program Expands Throughout Northeast
AFF announced today the expansion of the Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) throughout the Northeast region to include New York, New Hampshire, and Maine.
October 31, 2023
Aryn Ingram, FFCP Account Manager
In another Account Manager highlight, we wanted to help you get to know our team of FFCP Account Managers. Aryn Ingram can answer your questions about our program.
October 27, 2023
A Walk With The Buck Family
When John Buck bought a 70-acre parcel of land in a remote part of Washington, Vermont in 2011, his primary motive was to create a family legacy on the property.