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Planting 20,000 trees in Florida to recover from Hurricane Michael

  • Organization: Arbor Day Foundation
  • Category: Environment
  • Location: United States, Florida
  • Duration: 30 days
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In October of 2018, Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the Florida panhandle, leaving behind a trail of destruction. The devastating Category 5 storm splintered trees like fragile twigs, decimating entire forests.

Photo credit: CNN

For landowners in this region, whose livelihoods rely on sustainable forestry, Hurricane Michael not only wiped out their source of income but also erased their conservation legacy. The aftermath of the storm has left many struggling to replant and restore what was lost.

Photo credit: BBC News

Solution

In response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael, a concerted effort is underway to restore Florida's battered landscapes. Our initiative focuses on reforestation and habitat restoration, aiming to breathe new life into the ravaged regions.

Photographer: Matthew Coughlin

By strategically planting a diverse mix of tree species, including Slash Pine, Longleaf Pine, and Loblolly Pine, we're not merely replanting; we're actively working to rebuild and revitalize the ecosystems that were ravaged by the storm. Through collaborative partnerships and community engagement, we're empowering companies and individuals to join us in this vital mission to restore Florida's natural heritage.

Implementation

Our comprehensive plan involves meticulous coordination and community engagement. Partnering with local stakeholders, we'll identify areas most in need of restoration and ensure the trees are planted with care.

Photographer: Matthew Coughlin

The project will be executed efficiently and transparently, allowing supporters to track progress and witness the tangible impact of their contributions.

Photographer: Matthew Coughlin

Team

Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation is the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees. Together with our partners, we have helped plant more than 500 million trees in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to lead toward a world where trees are used to solve issues critical to survival.

By joining forces with Humance, we’re amplifying our impact and empowering individuals to make a difference in their communities. Together, we’re continuing to carry out our mission to inspire people across the globe to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.

Project costs are illustrative, the actual allocation of funds may differ.

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Budget

Project budget
$22,300
Name
Supplier
Quantity
Price
Total
Seedlings
Local supply
1
$5,000
$5,000
Payment for workers for nurturing seedlings
Arbor Day Foundation
1
$3,000
$3,000
Payment for workers for tree planting
Arbor Day Foundation
1
$3,000
$3,000
Soil
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1
$2,000
$2,000
Water
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1
$2,000
$2,000

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