Rio Grande Valley Broadband • Entered by Susan Ostlie on March 30, 2021

Old Growth Forests All across the US – Jean Maloof

March 24, 2021

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours
Post Admin hours 0.5
Activity Hours 1
Participants 1
Total Hours 1.5

Key Issue: Public Lands Health & Protection
Activity Type: Education & Outreach (tabling, films & lectures, regional B-walks/works)
Key Partners: Oregon Wild, Old Growth Forest Network

Short Description of Activity

Joan Maloof has likely been to more old-growth forests across the US than anyone alive today. She was so inspired by what she saw in these forests that she founded a national organization to preserve them and help make them accessible for the next generation. From the towering Redwoods of the Oregon and California Coast to the Cypress groves of Florida and the oak forests of New England, Joan will take you on a journey through the incredible differences and striking similarities of the country’s remaining ancient forests. We’ll learn what makes the ancient forests so special, where they are located in Oregon, and how you can help the Old-Growth Forest Network grow.


This webinar and film was really awesome; one of the best of this spring. I think it would be worth sharing if the national organization could get a copy, because there is coverage of all types of old growth forests all over the U. Some of them I had never heard of, but it certainly does motivate me to keep advocating for leaving old growth forests intact wherever I happen to be…

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