Roads like the one in Washington were planted
across the nation.
Marko Bey, who worked 10 seasons on a contract crew, planted
more than a million trees in his career and loved the physical demands of the work.
AMERICAN FORESTS planted
a willow oak near Pennsylvania Avenue and First Street NW last fall in commemoration of its 125th anniversary and to kick off its Wildfire ReLeaf campaign.
* Also in New Mexico, 100,000 trees will be planted
on Mescalero Apache Reservation, expanding on 1997 and 1998 Global Releaf wildfire restoration projects that planted
more than 500,000 trees.
"[The program] motivates them," Shelley said, "They can see they need to learn to count money to figure out how many trees they planted
. It gives them a purpose."
"And it is the hope of this Association that this custom shall increase in practice until not only each State and each important city, but every town and hamlet shall have its white birch--chosen, planted
and dedicated in tribute to the purest sentiment known to the questing heart of man--his love and reverence for motherhood," the magazine said.
In celebration of the opening of its 500th store in 50 state, specially retailer Eddie Bauer on May 20 planted
its 3 million Global ReLeaf tree at Ala Meana Beach Park in Honolulu.
But the longleaf pine that is increasingly being planted
here and at many other Global ReLeaf sites across the Southeast is like no other species of pine.
Our new initiative has been embraced by some of our largest partners: Eddie Bauer, which will plant at least 100,000 trees in the Bay area; Deer Park Spring Water; and Mobil, which recently planted
our largest project to date in the watershed.
Tribal council members, Conservation Corpsmen, natural resource division staff, and BIA personnel - bundled against the chill and rubber-booted against mud from a winter storm the night before - watched as Nelson and tribal officials planted
an 18-inch pinon pine sapling, the half-millionth tree planted
in the U.S.
Seedlings will be grown and donated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs' nursery and then planted
by the Southern Ute Tribal Conservation Corps and private contractors.
1946: At the Third American Forest Congress, it is noted that 75 million acres of forestland are either poorly planted
or not being replanted at all.