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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 […]

18th of January 2022

On Behalf of 770,000 Trees: Thank You

ForestPlanet is turning five years old. Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be sharing updates since exciting new things are happening across the organization. We are thankful for the small army of individual supporters, corporate partners, foundations, vendors, consultants, event attendees, sponsors, and friends who have helped us reach this milestone.  Together we have […]

28th of December 2021

Science + trees = more trees!

It’s go time. We are beginning the process of planting two million trees in our Irente planting site in Tanzania (introduced here). Because we want to do it right, we are partnering with Madrid-based GMV, a satellite monitoring partner that works with space agencies, governments, and people like us. GMV is the “leading provider of […]

17th of November 2021

One Soccer Game Leads to 10,000+ Trees Planted

When Major League Soccer’s D.C. United hosted the New York Red Bulls at Audi Field, more than 10,000 fans attended. Because the October 27th game was part of Sustainability Night at Audi Field, the action didn’t stop when the game ended. For every fan in attendance, one tree will be planted. ForestPlanet supports reforestation projects […]

12th of November 2021

Let the Planting Begin: 275,000 Trees at the Irente Planting Site in Tanzania

We are delighted to report that ForestPlanet’s partners will plant the first 275,000 trees in the Irente Planting Site over the next few weeks. Our friends—individuals and organizations—have made this possible through their support. The Irente Planting Site is a 2,200-hectare region of the Western Usambara Mountains region of northwest Tanzania. It will take more […]