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Restore the Earth Foundation Inc., in partnership with its affiliates has secured $10 million in Federal, State and matching philanthropic funding and individual donations. These funds have directly restored 32,000 acres in six Mississippi coastal counties and five Louisiana parishes, which lost over 320 million trees across 5 million acres in the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. READ MORE
Thousands of Gulf Saver bags were deployed this fall in Louisiana wetlands. REF will joined together again with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, local, regional and national agencies, corporations and volunteers from across the nation for these critical restoration efforts.
50,000 native trees have been planted in 2012 by REF, continuing it’s reforestation along the Gulf Coast, which to-date has restored over 30,000 acres. Funding for reforestation is provided by the USDA Farm Service Agency with matching corporate and foundation funds. The reforestation will restore native forests and wildlife habitat as well as provide for storm protection.