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We all, individually have a carbon footprint. Everywhere, all the time. When we exhale, we release CO2, when you use paper, another tree may be cut to make more paper. We already know that carbon accumulated in the atmosphere can cause global warming which is happening right now. Climate changes are upsetting the conditions that many species need to survive and many will soon be gone forever.

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Bpk. Ade Sopiali

“I imagine that from 21 schools that participate in this program, a time in the future when hundreds of thousands of trees or possibly even millions of trees can be planted in District of Jepara ....... this is a very challenging and delightful art and through this program I can more sharpen the capacity of communicating with the community.”

This is the dream of Mr. Ade, former Principal of SMKN 1 (High School) Jepara, who joined the Trees4Trees tree planting program in 2008 as an Area Manager.

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T4T New Home Page

Trees4Trees™ has a new public face. The new website has been under construction for several months with many new features and has gone live in mid-February.

Along with a new lighter, cleaner look, the site emphasizes T4T's work in the field and the benefits with more images and information our activities.

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Sri Mujianti , ViaVia manager in front of Trees4Tours logo

There has recently been an increased interest in joining the Trees4Trees program for the purpose of reducing or 'offsetting' CO2 emissions. One such company is ViaVia tours who had the novel idea of offsetting the carbon they release in their business of providing tours and introducing Indonesian culture to domestic and foreign tourists through planting trees.

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Harvesting responsible wood

Trees4Trees™ has been planting trees in Central Java communities since 2007. One of the big benefits of community forestry is that in addition to added tree cover it provides an income for those communities when the trees are harvested. Some of the fast growing species planted by Trees4Trees are already coming to harvest-able maturity.

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Franny the Bee

Trees4Trees™ will have a new addition to the family. Franny the Bee will be heading up Trees4Trees' educational program.

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Maintenance in the upstream river area is important to ongoing healthy water supply

Water is the essence of life and to provide a healthy living environment for local communities, the water supply must be clean and protected.

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Three Month Seedlings in the Nursery

Two years ago, when first proposed, no one in Patemon believed that they could manage a seedling nursery. With training and support from Trees4Trees™ they have gained the skills needed to run a successful community business.

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Badrun Mukhsinin - Field Coordinator

You might wonder how Trees4Trees™ gets all those farmers involved in planting trees, not to mention training them and recording the planted trees? It's only possible with the assistance of people like Badrun Mukhsinin and his 74 fellow Field Coordinators.

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Kids and T4T Group

It does not involve so many trees but a lot of soil to make a big difference at a local orphanage for boys run by the Salvation Army here in Semarang, Central Java.

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Harvesting responsible wood

Trees4Trees™ has been planting trees in Central Java communities since 2007. One of the big benefits of community forestry is that in addition to added tree cover it provides an income for those communities when the trees are harvested. Some of the fast growing species planted by Trees4Trees are already coming to harvest-able maturity.

read more
Maintenance in the upstream river area is important to ongoing healthy water supply

Water is the essence of life and to provide a healthy living environment for local communities, the water supply must be clean and protected.

read more