Update – The Alabama Tree Recovery Campaign launched the distribution of thousands of trees to residents at an event in Tuscaloosa on February 6. Alabama First Lady Dianne Bentley and Mayor Walter Maddox joined Assistant State Forester Patrick Glass and the Arbor Day Foundation's Dan Lambe in announcing the 16 North Alabama communities that will receive 30,000 trees this month in the first phase of this campaign. Read the full press release here.
Many of the beautiful trees throughout Alabama were damaged and destroyed by the April 2011 tornadoes. To help with the restoration, the Alabama Forestry Commission and The Arbor Day Foundation launched the Alabama Tree Recovery Campaign to assist in the region’s tree recovery efforts.
Through the Alabama Tree Recovery Campaign, people across America are answering the call to help replant trees and restore natural beauty to the afflicted area.