For over a decade, GFW has been working with the US Forest Service to restore red-spruce ecosystems on the Monongahela National Forest. This work has been performed at the Mower tract in the Greenbrier Ranger District and Sharp Knob. The following provides an overview of restoration activities that occurred between 2011 and 2022
For nearly a decade, we have been working with the US Forest Service, Kentucky Division of Forestry, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, and many other partners to restore shortleaf pine-upland oak forest communities on public and private lands in the Cumberland Plateau region of eastern Kentucky and Tennessee.
Final report: Ecological Restoration
on the Daniel Boone National Forest
Since 2016, we have partnered with the United States Forest Service to perform a variety of ecological restoration projects on the Daniel Boone National Forest. Projects include reforesting nearly 75 acres of surface mined land, controlling invasive species and the restoration of a wetland that supports the rare white fringeless orchid.