to replant trees on (land denuded by cutting or fire).
- re·for·est·a·tion [ree-fawr-uh-stey-shuhn, -for-], /riˌfɔr əˈsteɪ ʃən, -ˌfɒr-/, noun
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How to use reforest in a sentence
Even reforesting all of the deforested trees wouldn’t be enough, she adds.
In some cases, a scar left by quarrying can be reforested, or turned into a lake.
Learn more ›Double-paneled walls constructed with reforested Canadian Hemlock wood planks.
The state of Mexico is reforesting the slopes above the city, which should help capture rainwater and minimize landslides during the more frequent and intense storms powered by climate change.
The Bonn Challenge aims to globally reforest 350 million hectares of land.Why planting tons of trees isn’t enough to solve climate change | Carolyn Gramling | July 9, 2021 | Science News
Another early attempt to assist in forest conservation was an attempt to reforest the treeless plains of our Western States.Our National Forests | Richard H. Douai Boerker
It would take a hundred years to reforest those acres denuded of their timber by the fire of a few days.The Young Forester | Zane Grey
The only remedy is for the government to buy the land at the head-waters of the rivers and reforest it.Checking the Waste | Mary Huston Gregory
The shortleaf pine will reforest the old areas, and spread over a widening territory, if only it is given a chance.Trees Every Child Should Know | Julia Ellen Rogers
He said, "They are growing those little trees to reforest the desolate, burned over regions of the Adirondacks."The Children's Six Minutes | Bruce S. Wright
British Dictionary definitions for reforest
(tr) another word for reafforest
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