forestation

[fawr-uh-stey-shuhn, for-]
noun
the planting of forests.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; forest + -ation

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forestation (ˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən)
 
n
the planting of trees over a wide area

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Reforestation costs are the direct costs of planting or seeding for forestation or reforestation.
Additional forestation has occurred in two areas of the site.
The watershed is characterized by steep topography and significant forestation.
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