Trees & Conservation
Below you can find forest conservation groups which offer various programs that you can support, for preserving threatened forest ecosystems, as well as restoring degraded lands, both rural and urban. In the future, we hope to directly offer you forest preservation, restoration and tree planting opportunities to help you reduce your carbon footprint and minimize your contribution to global warming.
World Resources Institute's Global Forest Watch
Global Forest Watch(GFW) is the world's first independent monitoring network to track threats to the world's remaining intact forests. By combining satellite imagery analysis, data collection and mapping with on-the-ground knowledge, GFW is providing the information needed to ensure forest stewardship.
Conservation International - Campaign to Save the Hotspots
Campaign to Save the Hotspots is a program for individuals to help protect the world's most biodiversity-rich and endangered lands on Earth. Results in multiple benefits of slowing species extinction, protecting watersheds, and preventing the release of greenhouse gases.
The Nature Conservancy - Adopt an Acre Program
The Adopt an Acre Program enables individuals to directly and positively participate in addressing the problem of tropical rainforest destruction.
The American Forests website includes an online calculator on planting trees to offset climate emissions.
Trees for the Future
Trees for the Future is a non-profit group that enables people to buy "Cool Car", "Global Cooling" or "Tree Planting" certificates for themselves or to be given as gifts.
Arbor Day Foundation
The Arbor Day Foundation site has a feature that allows you to enter your zip code to find out which trees grow well in your local plant hardiness zone.
The Tree Link site includes a list of tree planting resources and groups organized by state. Tree Link provides information, research, and networking opportunities for people working in urban and community forestry.
U.S. Forest Service - Urban and Community Forestry Program
The Urban and Community Forestry Program site includes a link to local non-profit tree planting organizations by state.