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re·for·est

 (rē-fôr′ĭst, -fŏr′ĭst)
tr.v. re·for·est·ed, re·for·est·ing, re·for·ests
To replant (an area) with trees.

re′for·es·ta′tion n.

reforestation

the process of planting new trees in areas where they have been removed by cutting or destroyed by fire, disease, etc.
See also: Trees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reforestation - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
Translations

reforestation

[ˈriːˌfɒrɪsˈteɪʃən] Nrepoblación f forestal

reforestation

[ˌriːfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən] nreboisement m, reforestation f
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Beyond reforestation efforts, Hineleban and Globe have been working together since 2016 to tap local communities to become guardians of the rainforests.
Cimatu will hold a nationwide Enhanced-National Greening Program (E-NGP) Summit in Kalibo, Aklan, on Tuesday to address alleged irregularities in the implementation of the massive reforestation program.
2 million worth of firefighting equipment to boost the reforestation and protection of the 44,000-hectare Pantabangan-Carranglan watershed in Nueva Ecija under the Forestland Management Project (FMP).
has more than doubled the area it had targeted for reforestation in 2017, planting 144,714 trees and other floras in 110 hectares of land in Tuba and Itogon-the two municipalities that host its gold-and-copper operations in this province-between July and October.
Summary: Thousands of cedar trees were planted in Mount Lebanon's Ehden over the weekend as part of a reforestation campaign.
7 July 2017 - US-based infrastructure operations and maintenance company DBi Services has acquired the assets of Oregon, US-based railroad vegetation management specialist Reforestation Services, Inc.
commits to preserve Lebanon's enviroment, forests NNA - The USAID-funded Lebanon Reforestation Initiative (LRI) organized on Saturday an "Environmental Day" at ArzEhmej Park in Ehmej, Byblos to celebrate the "International Earth Day" under the patronage of Ehmej Municipality and in cooperation with the committees of the Social and Enviroment corridors in the North, Rachayya and Al-Shouf in the presence of Environment Minister Representative Paul Moussa, US Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard, MP Simon ABi Ramia, Ehmej Municipality head and Council members and dignitaries.
GHALANAI -- Political Agent Mehmood Aslam Wazir while inaugurating Reforestation campaign for monsoon season claimed target will be achieve soon here in Ghalani.
It takes at least nine years for a new tree to grow one metre tall, is the message from the Saittas reforestation project which started after devastating forest fires in 2007.
NLREC) is developing a 293-hectare reforestation project within a 625-ha site covered by forest land use agreement where the power company maintains at least 27 units of wind turbines.
At the eco-fair, there was information on local reforestation projects and resource conservation practices.
has received the 2013 Excellence in Reforestation regional award from the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI).