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15th of September 2022

ForestPlanet Visits Irente Planting Site #3 in Tanzania: Forest Restoration

As previously reported here, the Irente planting site in the Usambara Mountains region of northern Tanzania spreads across 2,200 hectares.  There are one million trees here, but there is a real need to get another two million trees planted in this area as soon as we can do so. In late 2021, ForestPlanet helped get […]


15th of September 2022

The Mlesa Spring: ForestPlanet Visits Irente Planting Site #2 in Tanzania

As previously reported here, the Irente planting site in the Usambara Mountains region of northern Tanzania spreads across 2,200 hectares.  There are one million trees here, but there is a real need to get another two million trees planted in this area as soon as we can do so. In late 2021, ForestPlanet helped get […]


12th of September 2022

On Demand Film Screenings: From Seed to Seed, and Farming the Sky – Each Registration Plants 50 Trees!

Please join us for an On-Demand screening of two award-winning documentary films: What: “From Seed to Seed”, an award-winning documentary film by Katharina Stieffenhofer, and “Farming the Sky” Where: EVERYWHERE, including an Internet connected computer near you When: Registrants may stream these films at any time starting Friday November 25th through Friday December 2nd at […]


4th of September 2022

ForestPlanet Visits Irente Planting Site #1 in Tanzania

As previously reported here, the Irente planting site in the Usambara Mountains region of northern Tanzania spreads across 2,200 hectares (that’s the size of 5,400 football fields!).  This area has about 1 million trees, but there is a real need to get another 2 million trees planted here in the near future. Late in 2021, […]


21st of July 2022

In the News: Planting Trees

A recent and well-researched New York Times article – Can Planting a Trillion New Trees Save the World? – focused on a topic near and dear to us: planting trees.  It was good to see friends of our organization, including Dr. Stephen Fitch of Eden Reforestation Projects, recognized for their important work. Author Zach St. […]


8th of April 2022

Trees Help Create the Harvest

Less than two years ago the Tanzanian hillside pictured above was a semi-barren mess. As documented here and here, beginning in late 2020, ForestPlanet helped get 80,000 trees planted in the area, now named the Kwezizi planting site. Our initial goal was to revitalize the soils to build back nutrients and retain moisture during the short […]


3rd of March 2022

Paradise Restored

We are delighted to share some good news: our efforts in Tanzania are showing real progress. Just two years ago, ForestPlanet’s partners in the Kwezizi region of Tanzania planted 80,000 trees, covering an area of 40 hectares. (You can learn more about the project here.) This is how things looked on the ground at this […]


22nd of February 2022

Goals of a New Partnership: Millions of Clean Energy Subscribers, Billions of Trees

ForestPlanet is happy to announce a new partnership with Utility Advisor, a company that helps consumers navigate the ever-changing world of clean energy expenses and options. They are experts in community solar, and are working with solar farm developers all over the country. Current projects are located in Maryland, New Jersey, Maine, New York, Massachusetts, […]


19th of February 2022

Madagascar Mangrove Update

We love these photos of mangrove restoration in the Mahajunga region of western Madagascar. Our tree-planting partner, Eden Reforestation Projects, supplied these photographs. Mangroves matter, as discussed in detail in this previous post. Their removal destroys marine life habitats and accelerates shoreline erosion. However, replanting can have quick and vital results. Besides sequestering more carbon […]


24th of January 2022

Progress360 Event Series

In February 2020 ForestPlanet produced a very successful event that drove home a simple point: we can all do fun things and live normal lives while doing a good thing at the same time. And of course that ‘good thing’ is planting trees, in fact 20,000 of them in one night! Building on our initial […]