How You Can Help

You can help keep America’s forests growing and healthy.

You can help keep America’s forests growing and healthy. Here are several ways you can help:

  • Several organizations celebrate forests every day by planting trees. Learn more about helping to plant trees with the or American Forests’ project.
  • Learn about and take action today.
  • about the importance of trees and forests or introduce them to the teachings of .
  • Get to help protect America’s trees. 
  • Learn about the importance of .
  • Work at a . 
  • Become a with The Trust for Public Land.
  • Buy from sustainably .
  • Participate in . 
  • Learn about and support wood in practices.

See Who Celebrated the Year of Forests


Campaign Highlights

  • The official U.S. celebration of IYOF, “Celebrate Forests. Celebrate Life.” launched on March 1, 2011 in DC.
  • 115 events were held in 34 states and 1 territory.
  • Two states and one town made official IYOF proclamations.
  • First Annual National Walk in the Woods Day was held on May 21, 2011.
  • IYOF Photography Fellow visits 6 states and is documented in Huffington Post and Grist.
  • UNEP and UN Ambassador Don Cheadle creates "Supporting Forests" PSA.

Read more »