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.


Black Hills National Forest Black Hills National Forest

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.

Blackwater River State Forest Blackwater River State Forest

The Blackwater River State Forest, a woodland abundant in plant and animal life, lies in the northwestern Florida Panhandle.

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

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 Dixie National Forest

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 Fremont-Winema National Forest

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.

Gallatin National Forest Gallatin National Forest

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.

Lolo National Forest Lolo National Forest

Just outside of the charming city of Missoula, Montana, in the western part of the state is Lolo National Forest.

Manchester State Forest Manchester State Forest

The Manchester State Forest is a beautiful 25,000-acre expanse of trees, wildlife, swampland, and bays.

Mauna Kea Forest Reserve Mauna Kea Forest Reserve

The Mauna Kea Forest Reserve is one of twenty two reserves on the big island of Hawaii.

Sequoia National Forest Sequoia National Forest

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.

You can help repair damage to wildlife habitats. Read about our efforts in each and restore the awe-inspiring beauty of our state and national forests.

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