California - Stanislaus National Forest

REFORESTATION IN STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST: THE PROJECT AT A GLANCE

Location: Stanislaus National Forest (California), close to Yosemite National Park

Ranger District: Groveland

Topography: mountain area (the forest is located in Sierra Nevada)

Year of plantation: 2017

Number of trees: 10.000

Species: ponderosa pine, sugar pine, incense cedar, white fir, and Douglas-fir

Plot size: 49 acres

Plot history: the part of the forest to be restored was hit in 2013 by Rim Fire, the biggest wildfire on record in the Sierra Nevada mountain and third largest wildfire in California's history. The flames burned more than 257,000 acres.

Project benefits: degraded ecosystem restoration, CO2 sequestration, biodiversity reinforcement

Land owner: USA

Technical Partners: US Forest Service and Arbor Day Foundation

 

FINANCIAL PARTNER

Paul Mitchell

 

 

 

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