from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act or process of replanting a forest, especially after clear-cutting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. replanting with trees; reconversion into a forest; the act of reforesting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of reforesting; replanting with forest-trees.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
Longer-term reforestation efforts will follow, including planting trees in some areas where natural regrowth is unlikely.
Part of it will be in reforestation, part of it will be in stabilizing the land by the right kind of crop, part in contour ploughing.
We have on our side of the line large areas that are barren that were formerly covered with trees, and, reforestation is one means, Mr. Chairman, that Canada and its government can take toward replenishing the water supply of the Great Lakes, and thousands and thousands of men could be put to work at that, here, on this side of the line, as they are doing on the other side of the line.
Now that they've got trees with a shot at survival, volunteers have joined federal officials to begin reforestation.
This continuing heat is killing newly planted trees as well, redefining the idea of reforestation in the 21st century.
What's more, the program has inspired us to engage with our consumers around the notion of reforestation -- both online, through a virtual tree-planting community (they reached the milestone of planting one million virtual trees in mere months) and on the ground, through community service projects centered around reforestation.
Included in our reforestation has been a liberal scattering of black walnut.
JB: Do you think coal miners would participate in a GI Bill for coal miners, in terms of training and getting placed in other "clean energy" industries, such as reforestation, manufacturing, energy efficiency programs?
The answer is in that word I used - "reforestation" implies and requires community cooperation and interaction, to build an infrastructure.
There has been a lot of activity preparing the small plots of land around blocks of apartments for sowing a spring crop of vegetables and herbs, and last week the government announced a nationwide 'reforestation' programme under which millions of saplings are to be planted throughout the country.