Year Planted: 2007 Trees Planted: 23,147 Location: California
In the San Bernardino Mountains, 12 million trees are dead or dying due to six years of drought, which has triggered stress and bark beetle epidemics. Devastating wildfires have swept through parts of the mountains, in some places killing 100 percent of the trees. The long-term 'Mountain Communities Wildfire ReLeaf Project' planted 20,437 trees in 2007 while it continues to develop and implement a comprehensive reforestation program for these southern California Mountains. Partnering with American Forests were the Mojave Resource Conservation District and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
This project was supported by our corporate partner, the Alcoa Foundation.
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