PLANTING PROJECTS | WeWOOD Wood Watches

PLANTING PROJECTS









 


 


Project Name: Salmon River Restoration Project
Project Location: Salmon River, Klamath National Forest 
Trees Planted by WeWOOD: 8,000
Project Description: American Forests is working with the U.S. Forest Service to plant more than 173,000 mixed conifer seedlings across nearly 800 acres that were
severely burned by wildfire in 2013. The plantings will provide important watershed protection for tributaries of the Salmon River, and critical habitat for many bird species, including bald eagle, northern goshawk and the threatened northern
spotted owl.



Project Name: Planting out of Poverty in Ethiopia
Project Location: Konso, SNNPR State, Ethiopia 
Trees Planted by WeWOOD: 55,000
Project Description: WeWOOD and Trees for the Future are working with local partners, the Konso Development Association, to plant 55,000 trees in Ethiopia this year. Raised by participants in community nurseries, farmers are using the skills and knowledge they have learned during training events to plant diverse species of multipurpose trees in their fields and gardens. As the trees the mature, they will revitalize degraded soils and produce nutritious fruits as well as fuel wood, timber and livestock fodder, helping farming families enhance their food security and income opportunities


Project Name: Warm Fire Restoration
Project Location: Kaibab National Forest, Ariz. 
Trees Planted by WeWOOD: 13,564
Project Description: WeWOOD, American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service are reforesting 485 acres in Arizona’s Kaibab National Forest with 106,000 Ponderosa pine to help restore an area widely used for wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation that was damaged by wildfire.

 

Project Name: Red Zone Mountain Pine Beetle Project
Project Location: Freemont-Winema National Forest, Oregon
Trees Planted by WeWOOD: 6,506
Project Description: WeWOOD, American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service are reforesting 300 acres of Freemont-Winema National Forest with ponderosa pine to restore the local population after it was damaged by an epidemic of pine beetles.

 

Project Name: Powerhouse Fire
Project Location: Los Angeles National Forest, California
Trees Planted by WeWOOD: 34,000
Project Description: WeWOOD, American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service are reforesting 34,000 trees across 60 acres of California's Los Angeles National Forest with Douglas-fir and big cone pines to restore an area severely damaged by a 2013 fire.

 

Project Name: Blowdown Reforestation

Project Location: Chippewa National Forest, Minnesota

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 4,793

Project Description: WeWOOD, American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service reforested more than 600 acres of Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest with white, red and jack pines and white spruce to restore an area severely damaged by a blowdown.

Project Name: TREES Project In Ghana

Project Location: Volta, Ashanti, Northern and WA Regions of Ghana

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 50,000

Project Description: WeWOOD and Trees for the Future Ghana partnered to help restore the forests in areas that have the highest rate of deforestation and poverty throughout the country. The TREES project works to merge food security and environmental rehabilitation by helping the community to adopt and manage sustainable agroforestry systems.

Project Name: Lower Rio Grande National Wildlife Refuge

Project Location: Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 7,500

Project Description: WeWOOD and American Forests a are partnering for to help reforest areas of Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge to improve wildlife habitat. This year's project is planting more than 33,000 trees across 42 Acres. Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley is one of the most biologically diverse places in North America. It is home to more than 530 species of birds, 40 percent of North America's butterfly species, 1,200 plant species and 17 threatened or endangered species, including ocelot and jaguarundi.

Project Name: The Canopy Project

Project Location: Worldwide

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 5,000

Project Description: Earth Day Network developed the Canopy Project to plant trees that help the world's impoverished communities sustain themselves and their local economies. So far, 1.5 million trees have been planted and WeWOOD has committed to planting 5,000 more.  

Project Name: Up Top Fire Restoration

Project Location: Bitterroot National Forest, Montana and Idaho

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 5,000

Project Description: WeWOOD, American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service are reforesting 600 acres of Bitterroot National Forest with 180,000 Lodgepole pine, Engelmann Spruce and Douglas-fir to reforest a popular recreation area affected by a 2011 wildfire.

Project Name: Mountain Communities Wildfire ReLeaf

Project Location: San Bernardino County, CA

Trees Planted By WeWOOD: 5,000

Project Description: WeWOOD and American Forests have partnered with the Mountain Communities Wildfire ReLeaf Project to reforest up to 750 acres of San Bernardino County, CA. WeWOOD will provide 5,000 Jeffrey, Sugar, Ponderosa and Coulter pines to an area severely affected by drought, a bark beetle infestation and intense wildfires.