Since 1944, Smokey Bear has been the symbol of the protection of America's forests from fire. All PSAs direct people to www.smokeybear.com to learn all about wildfires and how we can protect our forests.
A popular – and needed – wildfire funding bill must move forward, but without amendments that derail bear and salmon protections in the Tongass National Forest. I signed this petition to help - will you?
Congress: Stop the old-growth chopping spree in our Tongass- Ask your Rep to sign on to a letter being circulated by Reps Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) & Peter DeFazio (D-OR) to stop the Big Thorne old-growth timber sale & demand the Forest Service transition to sustainable practices. Wild salmon swim up crystal clear streams into the Tongass Nat'l Forest, feeding large populations of wolves, grizzlies, black bears & bald eagles. This wildlife relies on the forest's ancient, 1000-yr old trees to…
Sign the petition to Congress: Save our vanishing forests! - A terrible beetle outbreak has destroyed millions of acres of America's forests. The Pacific Northwest -- & even states as far east as New Jersey -- could be next. - This is devastating news for the forests' wildlife -- especially bear cubs who depend on whitebark pine for food.
Let's leave the world better than how we found it. At Bear State our focus is to deliver amazing coffee via ethical and environmentally optimal channels.We also realize that we're a small outfit and a passive approach to making the world a better place just wasn't going to cut it. Speaking of cutting it modern coffee farming techniques employ forest clear cutting to make space for coffee shrubs that are designed to thrive in undisturbed sunlight (as opposed to shade grown coffee popular…
Black bear at the Neets Bay Hatchery,Tongass National Forest, near Ketchikan, Alaska. by RON NIEBRUGGE
Each #Hemp shirt plants 11 trees. Our partner Trees for the Future helps to provide exactly that by planting #garden #forest in South America, Africa, & Asia. These trees not only bear foods but also enrich surrounding soil for more vegetation to be grown. Help support the cause.
I fully agree with what has been said about 'safeguarding' the earth, so that it bear fruit without being 'exploited'. This is one of the greatest challenges of our time: converting ourselves to a development that respects creation... This is our sin: we exploit the earth and do not let it give us what it harbors within, with the help of our cultivation. Pope Francis, Address on 'World of Work', 7-5-14 #ecology #conservation #forests #America