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Information

Forest Conservation @ IUCN

Forests @ FAO

Forests @ WRI

Forests News @ CIFOR

Deforestation in selected countries @ Mongabay

Facts on Forests and Forestry

Forest biome

Forest List-forum (archive)

Rainforest Portal


International organizations

Coalition for Rainforest Nations

Collaborative Partnership on Forests

International Tropical Timber Organization

International Union of Forest Research Organizations

UN Forum on Forests


International initiatives

Billion Tree Campaign

Bonn Challenge

Queen's Commonwealth Canopy


Forest market institutions & initiatives

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Supply Change


Institutions - general

American Forest Foundation

American Forest Resource Council

Canadian Organization for Tropical

     Education & Rainforest Conservation

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Collaborative Partnership on Forests

Dogwood Alliance

Ecoforestry Institute Society

Forest History Society

Forest Trends

Global Canopy Programme

Global Forest Coalition

     • The Members page contains a helpful list of forest-focused organizations.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Global Forest Observations Initiative

Global Forest Resources Assessment

International Society of Tropical Foresters

Mangrove Action Project

Montreal Process Working Group

Plant for the Planet

Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Foundation Norway

Rainforest Trust

Rights & Resources Initiative

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Save America's Forests

World Rainforest Movement

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)


Institutions - forest industry

American Forest & Paper Association


Institutions - private sector companies focusing on sustainable forest management

New Forests


Institutions - taxa specific

American Conifer Society

Torreya Guardians


Forest sequestration & climate change

400trees.org

BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes

Climate Change Response Framework

     @ Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science

          @ NRS @ USFS

Climate Smart Land Network

Finite Carbon

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF)

Forest Carbon Portal

Forest Carbon Works

REDD+ Web Platform

REDDX: Tracking Forest Finance @ Forest Trends

Voluntary REDD+ Database


Tree identification

Atreeaday.com

ConiferBase @ American Conifer Society

leaf-ID.com

Plant Database @ CAHN, UCONN

Tree ID @ Arbor Day Foundation

What tree is it? @ OPLIN

vTree


Urban forests

Million Tree Initiative


Urban tree maps

• Many cities have online urban tree maps, and wyhile I have not yet found a comprehensive listing, they are often a quick search away (try <<[city name] tree map>>). Below are listed just a couple examples of what is out there.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

New York City

OpenTreeMap