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March 2014 - People and Forests
People and forests have had a long, long relationship. Wherever there have been trees, they have fed our spirits and camp fires and housed our bodies. Today, we know that people were managing forests to meet diverse needs long before there was a written word with which to record it.
Time has not diminished our need for forests. Today research is building our knowledge of how closely trees are intertwined with tangible benefits like clean air and water, and just how enriched we are by the intangible benefits trees give us, like a sense of place and a whisper of nature in the heart of a city. This month, we feature an employee, research, a science product and a partnership illustrating our long and complicated relationship with forests.