Posts Tagged "Revegetation"

Good progress in the Leona Reforestation program

8th February 2013
Good progress in the Leona Reforestation program

Since October 2012, the reforestation program in the Barekasi area has been progressing very well.  Thanks to funding  by Dutch Provincial Government body,  Gemeente Hardenberg in the Netherlands, an additional  30 hectares of damaged forest has been replanted with 12, 000 small indigenous timber trees. The reforestation work is done by members of 30 different Barekasi families involving men, women and children. These families signed the planting and maintenance contracts…
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Regenerating illegally cleared forest

25th January 2013
Regenerating illegally cleared forest

In 2007, a logging company began to illegally clear forests in one of the NRDF’s Vella Lavella project areas. After chasing out the logging company, the community involved has now replanted 40ha of the felled area to help in the regeneration of the forest and try to reverse the compaction and creeper overgrowth that has occurred in other logged areas of the Solomon Islands. With support from a voluntary carbon…
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