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4 facts tagged with Forest Facts
At 17 years old, an Indian man named Jadav Payeng started planting trees on a barren sandbar. At age 47, he lives in his own 1360 acre forest which now houses rhinos, tigers, deer, apes and elephants.
Forest growth in the US has exceeded harvest since the 1940’s. Today, we have more trees than any time in the past 100 years.
Seattle is planning to build a new city park filled with hundreds of edible plants - such as fruit trees, vegetables plants, herbs, etc… Free to “anyone and everyone.” If successful, it will be the first “food forest” of the nation.
An underwater forest off the coast of Alabama that is 50,000 years old was uncovered by Hurricane Katrina.