Year of Project: 1997
Trees Planted:7,000

In cooperation with the Forest Service, American Forests planted 7,000 red oak seedlings on 35 acres in the Daniel Boone National Forest on the Bell Farm site. This site… Read More

Bell Farm – Daniel Boone National Forest

Year Planted: 1997

Trees Planted: 7,000
Location: Kentucky

In cooperation with the Forest Service, American Forests planted 7,000 red oak seedlings on 35 acres in the Daniel Boone National Forest on the Bell Farm site. This site is within a state designated Wild and Scenic River corridor in Kentucky. As a result, formerly grazed bottomland will serve as enhanced habitat for several Federally listed threatened and endangered species, including the Black-sided dace, fresh water mussel, snail darter, Indiana bat, and red-cockaded woodpecker. Reforestation will also improve the water quality of water draining from the abandoned fields, which in turn improves stream quality and reduces sediment entering the stream.


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Bell Farm - Daniel Boone National Forest

Year Planted: 1997
Trees Planted: 7,000
Location: Kentucky

In cooperation with the Forest Service, American Forests planted 7,000 red oak seedlings on 35 acres in the Daniel Boone National Forest on the Bell Farm site. This site is within a state designated Wild and Scenic River corridor in Kentucky. As a result, formerly grazed bottomland will serve as enhanced habitat for several Federally listed threatened and endangered species, including the Black-sided dace, fresh water mussel, snail darter, Indiana bat, and red-cockaded woodpecker. Reforestation will also improve the water quality of water draining from the abandoned fields, which in turn improves stream quality and reduces sediment entering the stream.



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National Wild Turkey Federation- Operation Heartland #1
In 2000 local chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation planted 30,000 trees through Operation Heartland. This program seeks to restore bottomland hardwoods, riparian corridors and farm woodlot

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