HOW & WHERE WE WORK
It was a busy and productive summer for us.
Read about what we all have been up to.
We share project updates, news
and videos from our biggest
year to date.
This spring we helped to plant more than 732,000 trees across approximately 770 acres and 530 acres of forests.
"The New River Gorge: Ancient River, Old Mines, New National Park by Mary Caperton Morton.
The annual report of our projects, partnerships, and donors from the past year.
Kentucky was devastated for decades by mountaintop removal. Now scientists have figured out a way to undo the damage.
Spring 2019 Newsletter.
Former West Virginia Coal Mines Turned into Carbon-sucking Forests.
Spring 2018 Newsletter
Winter 2018 newsletter
Summer 2017 newsletter
Spring 2017 newsletter.
Toast The Trees planting has begun.
The New York Times highlights our work
to restore iconic forests species.
We wrapped up the year with loads of site prep for the coming spring and diving into Australia's planting season.
A discussion of the connection between deforestation and flooding in Eastern Kentucky.
"The Demise and Potential Revival of the American Chestnut" by Kate Morgan.
A summary of the 2020 planting season and some of our highlights from the year.
Green Forests Work, a nonprofit, is working with a team of experts to restore forests throughout Appalachia.
Winter 2019 Newsletter
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Reclaiming Habitat In
Monongahela National Forest.
Fall 2017 newsletter
Recovery: Farm Bill Provides Hope
for the Cerulean Warbler
Restoring Land for Native Plants,
Bees and Streams
Why mountainous topography
of Eastern Kentucky is so
prone to flash flooding.
The World Economic Forum has
highlighted our work.
A vision to revive a once thriving Eastern Kentucky industry well-suited for mountain terrain.
The replanting of eucalyptus trees on the Dawson Mine site in Australia, as well as red spruce in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia.
Executive Director Mekayle Houghton and Senior Program Manager of Watershed Planning Jed Grubbs join Dr. Chris Barton to discuss the Forestry Reclamation Approach approach.
Difficult but rewarding work:
Planting trees to aid climate
UK Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Upgrade Stream Monitoring Network in Robinson Forest.
Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory.
In 2017, you helped us drink up a forest.
Reclaiming Appalachia: A Push to Bring Back Native Forests to Coal Country
Bluegrass Bios - Dr. Patrick Angel & Michael French (ARRI/Green Forests Work).
UK Appalachian Center, Green Forests Work Plant 2,500 Trees for Earth Day.