The Wood Wide Web

Welcome to the OSNW blog. Our repository of tree based resources. Articles, interviews, video and audio. If it’s interesting, exciting, fun, thought provoking or connected with trees and wood, nationally and internationally, we’ll share it with you here.

March 16, 2020

The Forest Man of India - The Man Who Planted Trees

An inspirational video about Jadav Payeng. Do you know of someone similar in Devon?

In 1979, Jadav Payeng started planting saplings in the middle of a barren wasteland in Assam. Every day, he planted one new sapling. 35 years later, that barren wasteland is a lush green forest, spread over 1360 acres, and still growing.

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