2012 Update: Replanting Our Nation’s Forests
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More than one million acres of the United States’s forests are still in need of replanting, but funding is scarce. The Arbor Day Foundation is partnering with national and state foresters to help replant native trees in these forests, providing habitat for wildlife, restoring the area watersheds, and returning splendor to our country’s forests.
The famed Black Hills of Wyoming and South Dakota are the setting for this national forest which is rich in heritage and visited by millions each year.
The Blackwater River State Forest, a woodland abundant in plant and animal life, lies in the northwestern Florida Panhandle.
In October of 2003, the Cedar Fire raged across 270,686 acres in Southern California including almost the entire Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.
Dixie National Forest is comprised of almost two million scenic acres that extend across more than 150 miles of picturesque landscape in southern Utah.
Fremont-Winema National Forest is bordered by the Cascade Mountain Range and Crater Lake National Park on the west and the Klamath River Basin on the east.
With its snow-covered mountain peaks and internationally known “blue ribbon” trout streams, the Gallatin National Forest is a popular recreation area in Montana’s Northern Rockies.
Just outside of the charming city of Missoula, Montana, in the western part of the state is Lolo National Forest.
The Manchester State Forest is a beautiful 25,000-acre expanse of trees, wildlife, swampland, and bays.
The Mauna Kea Forest Reserve is one of twenty two reserves on the big island of Hawaii.
Located in central California, northeast of Bakersfield and east of Fresno, the Sequoia National Forest is one of the most famous and popular national forests—possibly because it is named after the world’s largest tree, the giant sequoia.