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Inspiring Forest PSA by School Chorus (Video)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger

The National Forest Foundation has launched a new campaign to raise awareness among Americans, and get them involved in protecting national forests and grasslands in the U.S. To do so, they’ve created a couple of PSAs (the 60 seconds version is above) with the help of Discovery Communications (who owns TreeHugger) and the Public School 22 chorus:

PS22 Chorus was formed in the year 2000. The Chorus is comprised of an ever-changing group of 5th graders from a public elementary school in Staten Island, New York. PS22 is NOT a school for the arts, and the chorus is not a magnet program. PS22 Chorus features ordinary children achieving extraordinary accomplishments musically and otherwise. PS22 Chorus has been featured on Oprah, Nightline, Good Morning America, The Today Show, MTV, Sesame Street, and, perhaps most notably, at the 2011 Academy Awards, closing the show with a stunning rendition of “Somewhere of Over The Rainbow.”

For more details, check out the site for this conservation campaign:

You can also follow the National Forest Foundation on Facebook and Twitter, and the PS22 Chorus on Facebook and Twitter.

(Via Discovery)



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3:06AM PDT on Mar 12, 2013


1:51AM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

Truly lovely, a GREAT ad for forests --- loved how some of the singers were signing! THANKS!!! Will share.........

6:20PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013


12:20PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

noted with thanks

8:33PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Beautiful song, beautiful children. More kids should follow this path.have seen them on t.v., but did not know this organization. thanks

8:00PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012


7:06PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Beautiful !

4:17PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012


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1:27PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Beautiful children, beautiful voices and a beautiful message ~ thank you!

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