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Woodland Magazine is the quarterly publication of the American Forest Foundation that features compelling photography and stories about important work happening on the ground—which is made possible through your support.

When you donate $35 or more to the American Forest Foundation, you are eligible to receive a complimentary subscription.

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Winter 2023

In this issue, you will have the opportunity to read about how AFF highlighted the potential of American family forests to unlock the full potential of natural climate solutions at COP28. You will read a feature on a recent USDA report highlighting rural landowners’ integral role in activating America’s lands to catalyze the climate potential, and learn about the Field to Forest program we are piloting in Georgia alongside partners, as well as the celebration of the working forest conservation in New Hampshire, stories from forest owners on the ground and more!

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Land Management Leads to Forest Advocacy: Cassie Ridenour’s Story

Cassie Ridenour learned to love forests from an early age. “I’ve been excited to support AFF and their programs, like FFCP, expanding to places like Ohio.”

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Climate Smart Commodities in Forests

Climate smart commodities are any agricultural commodity that's produced using agricultural practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions or capture and store carbon.

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Carbon Program Assists a Family’s West Virginia Tree Farm

Jeremy Brubeck recalls sitting in a deer stand at dawn on his family’s 143-acre woodland property. “As the sun came up, I remember watching the forest come alive.”

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