Want your business to make a bigger impact? We're looking for 100 awesome companies to plant 10,000 trees in California this year, helping the state recover from the worst fire season in its history.
TOGETHER WE CAN PLANT 1 MILLION TREES
California's iconic forests have been through a lot recently. After a 5 year drought and a destructive bark beetle infestation, the record breaking wildfire season in 2018 ripped through 1.9 million acres – an area larger than Delaware. Now, hundreds of millions of trees need to be restored in California.
We send the donations to our amazing reforestation partners across California, who are working hard to restore land that has been devastated by wildfires. We work with state forestry, local conservation groups, and Cal Fire. For every dollar, they can plant one tree.
By joining the One Tree Planted in the Million Tree Challenge, you'll have access to our logos, photos and additional assets, as well as a space for your logo on our MTC page. In addition to a powerful corporate social responsibility story, you'll receive updates and photos on the projects that your company is supporting.
By joining the Million Tree Challenge, you'll be part of a global network of environmentally conscious businesses giving back, restoring forests, and making a huge impact on the people of California and the world.
Five years of drought and a large-scale bark beetle infestation have seriously affected the health California’s forests. 2018’s record-breaking wildfire season burned more than 1.8 million acres – an area larger than Delaware. State and federal authorities are spending more than $3.5 billion to clean up after the fires, which means there is less money to be spent on restoring forests and planting trees.
The combination of low precipitation and record high temperatures during California’s most recent drought (2012–16) resulted in dramatically increased tree mortality and large, severe wildfires. The State Forest Service now spends over 50% of its budget fighting fires, when a decade ago it was less than 20%.
California’s forests need active management in order to improve their health, reduce the risk of major wildfires and pest infestations, and protect this beautiful natural playground for future generations. Our amazing reforestation partners work with several state and federal forestry assistance programs as well as private landowners, aiming to improve the health and productivity of forest lands.
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