Year of Project: 2012
Trees Planted:0

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Name of Project: Bass lake RD Reforestation

Number of Trees to be Planted: 0

Location: California

Year: 2012


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Name of Project: Bass Lake RD Reforestation

Location: Sierra National Forest, CA

Number of Trees Planted: 34,400

About 10 years ago, the Bass Lake District in California was created when three other smaller districts were combined. Located on the western portion of the Sierra Nevada, this forest is known for its mountainous views and abundant natural resources. This specific area is defined by its high number of under-stocked plantations due to fire, harvesting, acquisition of private property and various plantation failures. American Forests will be teaming up with the U.S. Forest Service to plant 34,400 various native conifer tree species, including ponderosa pine, Jeffrey pine, sugar pine and red fir, in order to restore forest coverage. Although reforesting trees is the main focus of this project, another key element will be to benefit the community’s ski industry. After the planting, the ski area, which attracts tens of thousands of people each year, will be more aesthetically pleasing with well-defined ski runs.

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