03 Jun '15, 5pm

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative just planted over 200,000 trees in one hour

The incredible tree planting session appropriately celebrates SFI’s 20th anniversary, by bolstering its mission to highlight conservation through their tree planting initiative. From the east coast of the United States in New York, to the west coast of Canada in Vancouver, teams of 25 to 100 people gathered, totaling 1,072 volunteers in 28 teams with the goal to beat 40,885 trees per group. The day was filled with record-breaking determination, with one group of 100 people breaking through their own record, planting 52,598 trees in just one hour.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/sfi-sets-new-world-record-planting-o...

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