California, Sierra National Park
The 2018 wildfire season is the most destructive and deadly wildfire season on record in California, with a total of 8,434 fires burning an area of 1,890,438 acres (765,033 ha), the largest amount of burned acreage recorded in a fire season, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) and the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), as of December 6. The fires have caused more than $3.5 billion (2018 USD) in damages.
In partnership with the National Forest Foundation, we help to restore the forest destroyed by Cali Fire.
Ajameti Protected Area. Georgia
Ajameti Managed Reserve is located 230 km away from Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia and it was formed as a strict nature reserve in 1946 to preserve rare and relict Imeretian Oak and Zelkva trees. The famous oaks of Ajameti are ancient natural treasures, with some of the trees being over 250 years old.
In Ajameti Protected Areas we are planting and rehabilitating Georgian Oak (Quercus iberica), Imeretian Oak (Quercus Imeretina) and Zelkva (Zelcva carpinfolia), the latter two species are endemic and endangered and member of the Red List of Georgia.