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Synonyms for afforest

establish a forest on previously unforested land

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In addition, by voluntarily installing greenhouse gas abatement devices, 777,000 tons of carbon emission were reduced in total, which is an equivalent effect of afforesting 200 New York City's Central Parks.
A possible species for introduction for afforesting spoil areas is lodgepole pine, which is known as rather tolerant to pH and nutrient deficit in soil [23].
Technical colour guidelines illustrating the key stages of afforesting farmland (price pounds 7) are available by contacting Terry Thomas, at University College Bangor Tel No 01248 382 287.
The country is currently afforesting nearly 70,000 hectares per year - a rate that is likely to continue well into the next century.
Similarly, in her discussion of Sir Orfeo she gives the impression of afforesting the whole of the heath to which Orfeo retreats, as when she says that he 'follows the hunt through the forest and cave to the otherworld'.
Forestry specialist at the Agriculture Department Riad al-Tarkhou said that al-Assad forest has suffered of many natural conditions such as the lack of rain in winter and the constant dust storms as many trees died and the ecosystem degraded, pointing out that his department works on solving these problems as it has afforested 135 hectares and put a plan on afforesting other 55 hectares in 2011.
To help farmers discover more about tree planting, the university has produced a set of technical guidelines on each key stage of afforesting farmland in practical detail.
Raqqa Agricultural Directorate has taken many measures to invest theAaNature Reserve as a tourist attraction such as breeding deer, afforesting the arid zones and putting stone chairs and umbrellas in the reserve .