ONE TRILLION TREES INITIATIVE

Trillion Trees Act

PLANT, GROW, CONSERVE, AND RESTORE TREES ON AMERICAN SOIL AND THE WORLD

  • One Trillion Trees Interagency Council established by Executive Order to promote healthy and resilient forests and rangelands by actively managing them through partnerships with States, tribes, communities, non-profit organizations, and the private sector.

  • U.S. Forest Service states that more than 180 million people in more than 68,000 communities rely on our Nation’s forested watersheds to capture and filter their drinking water.

  • Recreational visits to our National Forests promote economic growth, contributing $10.3 billion to the United States economy, and support approximately 140,000 full- and part-time jobs.

  • Department of the Interior has planted more than 58 million trees and is on track to plant an additional 22 million trees during 2017 through 2020.

  • REPLANT Act proposed in order to help address the Forest Service’s reforestation backlog and continued annual reforestation needs