by The Nature Conservancy 6,604 views
Longleaf pine forests once dominated the United States southern landscape from southeast Virginia to eastern Texas. But after decades of logging and fire suppression, restoring these towering conifers — and the rare species they sustain—could prove to be a tall order. The Nature Conservancy is working across the Southeast to conserve remaining longleaf-pine forests and restore degraded ones.
by The Nature Conservancy 4,101 views
Within Central America, the Maya forest stands out for its enormous size -- more than 6 million acres -- and the outstanding array of wildlife that thrives here.
Learn more at http://www.nature.org/wherewework/centralamerica/guatemala/
by The Nature Conservancy 4,151 views
You know that trees store carbon, but what does that really mean? How much carbon does the tree outside your window store, and how does that compare to the carbon we emit when we travel or power our homes?
Watch this video with a forest ecologist to find out.
by The Nature Conservancy 2,202 views
Saving forests is a critical part of finding a comprehensive solutions to climate change. Scientists, policymakers and business leaders discuss the role forests play in capturing and storing carbon and how deforestation leads to increased emissions.
by The Nature Conservancy 3,092 views
The Mississippi Delta was once an unbroken landscape of bottomland forests, swamps, bayous and rivers teeming with life. Delta forests blanketed 24 million acres the largest expanse of forested wetlands in North America. Today fewer than five million forested acres remain, mostly in small, degraded patches. But there is a place that exists much as it did centuries ago. Lining the Cache, Arkansas and White rivers and Bayou DeView in eastern Arkansas, the Big Woods, at 550,000 acres, is the largest corridor of bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the Delta outside of Louisianas Atchafalaya River.
by The Nature Conservancy 1,121 views
From the windswept coastal forests of southeastern Massachusetts to the vast rolling wilderness of the Berkshires our way of life is tied to our forests. The Nature Conservancys plan is to conserve a network of forested landscapes that is strong enough to withstand the impacts of climate change, the spread of invasive species and the pressures of sprawling development.
by The Nature Conservancy 507 views
In a conservation deal that's good for both people and nature, nearly 10,000 acres of forest have been conserved in Elk County. This agreement will ensure wildlife habitat for elk while maintaing economic benefits of a working forest. Tighten your seatbelt as you settle into a small plane for our virtual flight over Elk Timberlands.