1. Twenty years ago Chelsea Green published the first trade edition ofThe Man Who Planted Trees, a timeless eco-fable about what one person can do to restore the earth. The hero of the story, Elzéard Bouffier, spent his life planting one hundred acorns a day in a desolate, barren section of Provence...
  2. This report discusses reforestation in which the seed is broadcast from a plane or helicopter. It relies mainly on experiences in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States. Our purpose here is to show administrators and foresters that this fast and often economical technique can be...
  3. This booklet is a useful guide to tree planting. It explains the relevant aspects and factors worth considering in tree planting, such as climate, type of soil, ecological zones and species adaptability. It outlines the essential steps in tree planting, from acquiring seeds to the actual field...
  4. This guide contains all the basic information needed to set up and successfully run nurseries relying on manual work. It focuses on the production of containerised seedlings as the method most commonly used in the ILO's Special Public Works Programme (SPWP) and other non-industrial tree planting...
  5. Anyone intending to embark on the planting of tropical trees should read this manual which is concerned with the key choices and issues that lie between the propagation of good planting stock and its eventual planting and successful establishment. It highlights the need for good communicaiton,...
  6. A project to educate extension agents, farmers, ranchers and landowners about native and traditional Pacific Island trees for: crop diversification windbreaks coastal protection shelter and shade soil improvement water conservation livestock fodder woodlots food security and many other...
  7. 2011-07-20 Laura Meitzner Yoder wrote “I just ran across this easy-to-read, concise, but extremely thorough and practical online manual that covers most of what any potential tree-planters ought to know and to consider regarding land and tree tenure issues.