Common Vision

Urban Forestry with Youth Employment (East Bay Area, CA)

Common Vision will grow 150 trees, provide job opportunities for urban youth and engage students with school gardens and greenspace. 

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DESPRI Haiti

Forest Conservation & Reforestation (Southwest Haiti)

DESPRI Haiti will protect Pine National Park from deforestation and grow 24,490 new trees. 

Moringa Reforestation (Northwest Haiti)

DESPRI Haiti will grow 16,327 Moringa trees, a fast growing, drought-resistant fruit tree that will provide food, medicine, and water purification as well as help income security for local  women’s self-help groups.

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Eden Reforestation Project

Planting Trees and Alleviating Extreme Poverty (Kenya & Madagascar)

The growing of 150,000 trees by Eden Reforestation Projects will provide income and food security to alleviate local poverty. 

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Fairtree

 

Regenerating acacia trees in Samburu, Kenya

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) of 40,541 trees by paying local people who submit geotagged photos of each tree.

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Forest Garden Approach (Uganda)

This project from Trees for the Future, a female-led U.S. based nonprofit, tackles agroforestry in Uganda with the planting of 57,000 trees. The organization has seen great results from its Forest Garden Approach and is noted for achieving low costs per tree.

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Mangroves for Coastal Communities (Haiti)

The growing of 7,500 trees by Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine will promote Mangrove restoration, income generation, and apiculture in northern Haiti.

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Green Again Reforestation

 

Community-based forest restoration in eastern Madagascar

Critical work restoring 5,714 trees to one of the most biodiverse tropical rainforest in the world with a method that uses fewer trees to stimulate natural forest regeneration and minimizes damage from wildfires.

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Hui Malama i ke Ala ‘Ulili

Ka Maha ʻUlu o Koholālele: Regenerating a Breadfruit Agroforest

Transforming 80 acres of eucalyptus plantation into Hawaiʻi’s largest breadfruit agroforest, growing 455 trees by an Indigenous nonprofit and worker-cooperative collaboration.

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Inga Foundation

 

 

 

The introduction and extension of a proven and sustainable alternative to slash-and-burn in the world’s rainforests.

Inga Alley Cropping 11,000 trees for food security, cash crops and timber crops in Honduras.

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Lomakatsi Restoration Project

 

 

 

Bear Creek Post-Fire Reforestation Project

Indigenous led, fire riparian salmon habitat restoration growing 3,333 trees before the rainy season causes more erosion.

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Mangrove Action Project

Conserving and restoring the 2,000 ha mangrove forest area around Jiquilisco Bay, El Salvador.

Community-Based Ecological Mangrove Restoration (CBEMR) approach is catalytic for offsetting the risks within mangrove planting by changing hydrology and the root causes of deforestation.

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Maya Nut Reforestation for Food Securities and Carbon Offsets (Guatemala)

The Maya Nut Institute will add 21,375 trees to native tree crops to uplift indigenous communities in Guatemala, creating employment opportunities for women, teaching youth about reforestation, and providing school lunches.

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Reforesting Detroit to Improve Watershed Quality (United States)

 

 

 

The black and latinx led organization, The Greening of Detroit, will plant 87 trees to expand canopy cover and watershed restoration in Detroit, directly combating the dangers of urban heat island effect.

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Restoring Fruit and Nut Forests for Climate Change Resilience (Tajikistan)

Fauna & Flora International will partner with Tajikistan’s government forestry services to grow 43,182 native fruit and nut trees. These crops play an important role in regional economic generation and erosion and landslide prevention.

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Restoring Tropical Forests with Kichwa Communities Resilience (Ecuador)

Aliados will partner with communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon to restore forests in biodiversity hotspots threatened by deforestation from oil, mining, cattle ranching, and mono-crop agriculture. Using an agroforestry technique, it will grow 9,500 new trees to improve the livelihood of the region.

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Tree People

Urban Tree Canopy Expansion (Los Angeles, CA)

A project from Tree People that adds 24 trees to the streets of Los Angeles, reducing extreme heat days by up to 20°F. Local high school students and community members will help plant and protect these trees. 

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Trees, Water & People

Ponderosa Pine Reforestation of Burn Areas (Pine Ridge, SD)

Trees, Water & People will re-establish indigenous foodways and create jobs in one of the most impoverished regions of the United States with the growing of 6,000 trees. 

Triquilapa and Montecillos Watersheds, (Tegucigalpa, Honduras)

A project led by the Suyapa indigenous leaders in collaboration with Trees, Water & People that will address urban heat island effect and protect the biggest watershed in Honduras with the growing of 40,000 trees. 

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