Definition of Reforestation

1. Noun. The restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting.

Exact synonyms: Re-afforestation
Generic synonyms: Reclamation, Rehabilitation, Renewal
Derivative terms: Re-afforest, Reforest



Definition of Reforestation

1. Noun. The act or process of replanting a forest, especially after clear-cutting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reforestation

1. forestation [n -S] - See also: forestation

Reforestation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Reforestation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reforestation

refolding
refolds
refollow
refollowed
refollowing
refollows
refoment
refomented
refomenting
refoments
refoot
refooted
refooting
refoots
reforest
reforestation (current term)
reforestations
reforested
reforesting
reforestization
reforestize
reforestized
reforestizing
reforests
reforge
reforged
reforger
reforgers
reforges
reforging

Literary usage of Reforestation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forest Owners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax by William C. Siegel, William L. Hoover, Harry L. Haney, Jr., Karen Liu (1996)
"reforestation, replacing dead seedlings—A timber producer sustains no ... reforestation—Generally, direct costs of reforestation including girdling, ..."

2. Improving Planting Stock Quality: The Humboldt Experience by James L. Jenkinson (1995)
"The scope and diversity of planting programs required for prompt reforestation place a manifold burden on the larger forest tree nurseries. ..."

3. Our National Forests: A Short Popular Account of the Work of the United by Richard Hans Douai Boerker (1918)
"reforestation is essential so that the National Forests can effectively ... Government reforestation Policy. The duty of the Forest Service to put the ..."

4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Thus, the majority of reforestation activities are either state or federal programs. BACKGROUND ON GUATEMALA Guatemala is the third largest country in ..."

5. Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives by United States Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture (1922)
"Judge Tincher, the Secretary of Agriculture would say that to secure reforestation of the pine lands of Louisiana, such regulations should be prescribed as ..."

6. Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"reforestation Although any trip through the waters of the Tongass passes by mile after mile of ... reforestation efforts are largely left to nature. ..."

7. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"reforestation Although any trip through the waters of the Tongass passes by mile after mile of ... reforestation efforts are largely left to nature. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Reforestation

Search for Reforestation on Dictionary.com!Search for Reforestation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Reforestation on Google!Search for Reforestation on Wikipedia!

Search