Solutions / pocket Forest

A pocket forest is a densely planted native stand of trees and shrubs within a constrained area.

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Often found in cities, pocket forest provide a myriad of ecological and societal benefits to the surrounding communities. They are designed to be aesthetically pleasing and create a sense of curiosity to the visitor, inspiring a sacred sense of connectedness to nature that these dense urban atmospheres often lack.

Ecologically, pocket forests create a refuge for many bird and insect species, increasing hyper-local biodiversity in urban environments.

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Hands planting a seed
additional benefits
Pocket forests provide stormwater filtration
Mortality is greatly reduced because of species variability and strong root system.
Planting more closely together allows the root systems of trees to interconnect earlier in life, resulting in a forest that grows 10x faster than traditional reforestation plots.

See how your dollar goes to creating community pocket forests!

Trees / Saplings
Site Preparation
Woody Shrubs
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