Over 100 Kids Spoke. Is the Forest Service Listening?

Over 100 kids sang, spoke, danced, drew chalk art, made signs, ate ice cream, and helped protect Pisgah at the Kids’ Rally for the Forest yesterday. Everyone from toddlers to teenagers spoke on stage before a big crowd, describing why they loved the forest and wanted to see it protected. Many others asked questions and…

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Youth Speak for the Trees

This fall, the Forest Service is completing a 30-year plan that will decide how much of the forest is cut and how much is protected. Young people will be most affected by this 30-year plan, but their voices have not been included so far. Our children will be inheriting the forest and the decisions made…

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