Planting the sessile oak to replace diseased chestnut trees and so protect biodiversity in Montmorency, France
1 tree: 16.00
Objective: 1000 trees amounting to 16000
Affected by chestnut ink disease, some forests in the west of Ile-de-France (Paris region) are rapidly dying out. Such is the damage in Montmorency – where chestnut trees currently represent 70% of its cover – that the forest was classified as being in a health crisis in 2018. When the trees are diseased or dead, the French National Forests Office (Office national des forêts, ONF), a partner of A Tree for You, must then resort to sanitation cutting. This project seeks to restore healthy afforestation with more resistant species: the sessile oak, together with a natural increase in birch trees, whitebeam…
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