Name of Project: Recovering from a Wildfire in Lassen National Forest
Number of Trees to be Planted: 95,000
Directly Benefits: Wildlife
American Forests is partnering with the USDA Forest Service to replant areas of the Lassen National Forest, named after pioneer Peter Lassen, who mined and ranched in the area in the 1850s.
The area has recently been damaged by numerous wildfires. This project will reestablish forest cover in areas that burned at high intensity, and could take decades to recover naturally. Planting trees will accelerate the ecosystem’s restoration and improve local wildlife habitats and water quality.
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