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Synonyms for afforest

establish a forest on previously unforested land

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Reflection of the afforested skills has not been accommodated in the contents of all the syllabuses until now.
caerulea grasslands were afforested with Picea abies in the 1970s, currently forming dense stands with very sparse or without any vegetation cover.
The project also seeks to encourage the development of greening activities that establish economic independence for local residents via earnings from the afforested areas.
Even if all the cropland in the world were afforested, this would reduce the warming by only 0.
The Philippine Penablanca Sustainable Reforestation Project has been running since September 2007 in the town of Penablanca, Cagayan Province in the north of the island of Luzon, with Phase 1 of the project calling for 1,772 hectares of land to be afforested over a three-year period.
57243 acre is under natural forest cover while 286658 acres, is afforested area.
A number of grasslands are situated on barely afforested soils (e.
Long-term positive impacts of the program include both a decrease in the level of erosion and incentives to concentrate scarce resources on more productive farmland once the marginal land has been afforested.
Apart from the best architecture that defines the private park, formerly the estate of the Marquis of Clanrickard, and before that, rich afforested hunting grounds, Four Oaks seems a world away from golden limestone country.
The slopes are usually afforested up to about 2000m (the present tree line).
Similar phenomena have developed under afforested dunes in San Francisco (Amundson & Tremback 1989) and in the Falkland Islands (Wilson 2001).
Alan Sylvester was made Master-Forester of Wirral by Randle de Maschines, the third Earl of Chester, who declared the area afforested in 1120.