CURRENT NEWS

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Fall 2022 Newsletter

It was a busy and productive summer for us. 
Read about what we all have been up to.

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

We share project updates, news
and videos from our biggest
year to date.

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Spring 2021Newsletter

This spring we helped to plant more than 732,000 trees across approximately 770 acres and 530 acres of forests.

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EOS Science News by AGU

"The New River Gorge: Ancient River, Old Mines, New National Park by Mary Caperton Morton.

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2020 Annual Report

The annual report of our projects, partnerships, and donors from the past year. 

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The Green Miles

The Washington Post Magazine

Kentucky was devastated for decades by mountaintop removal. Now scientists have figured out a way to undo the damage.

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter.

Tea Leaves

Voice of America

Former West Virginia Coal Mines Turned into Carbon-sucking Forests.

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

Winter 2018 newsletter

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Summer 2017 Newsletter

Summer 2017 newsletter

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Spring 2017 newsletter.

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Angel's Envy

Toast The Trees planting has begun.

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At Old Coal Mines, the American Chestnut Tries for a Comeback

The New York Times highlights our work
to restore iconic forests species.

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Winter 2022 Newsletter

We wrapped up the year with loads of site prep for the coming spring and diving into Australia's planting season.

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Chris Barton on

Eastern Standard

A discussion of the connection between deforestation and flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

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The Sierra Club Magazine

"The Demise and Potential Revival of the American Chestnut" by Kate Morgan.

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Newsletter

A summary of the 2020 planting season and some of our highlights from the year.

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The Beckley

Register-Herald

Green Forests Work, a nonprofit, is working with a team of experts to restore forests throughout Appalachia.

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Winter 2019 Newsletter

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2018 Newsletter

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WOWK 13 News

Reclaiming Habitat In
Monongahela National Forest.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 newsletter

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Cool Green Science

Recovery: Farm Bill Provides Hope
for the Cerulean Warbler

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Appalachian Voices

Restoring Land for Native Plants,
Bees and Streams

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Chris Barton on Eastern Standard

Why mountainous topography
of Eastern Kentucky is so
prone to flash flooding.

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The organization planting millions of trees in old coal mines

The World Economic Forum has
highlighted our work.

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Michael French on
Eastern Standard

A vision to revive a once thriving Eastern Kentucky industry well-suited for mountain terrain.

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Earth with John Holden

The replanting of eucalyptus trees on the Dawson Mine site in Australia, as well as red spruce in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia.

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Executive Director Mekayle Houghton and Senior Program Manager of Watershed Planning Jed Grubbs join Dr. Chris Barton to discuss the Forestry Reclamation Approach approach.

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AP News

Difficult but rewarding work:
Planting trees to aid climate

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University of Kentucky News

UK Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Upgrade Stream Monitoring Network in Robinson Forest.

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World Resources Institute

Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory.

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Angel's Envy

In 2017, you helped us drink up a forest.

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Yale Environment 360

Reclaiming Appalachia: A Push to Bring Back Native Forests to Coal Country

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Lexington Community Radio

Bluegrass Bios  - Dr. Patrick Angel & Michael French (ARRI/Green Forests Work).

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University of Kentucky

UK Appalachian Center, Green Forests Work Plant 2,500 Trees for Earth Day.