Planting trees the right way

By Will Baldwin-Cantello, Lead, WWF Global Forest Practice

Marisela and her son walk through a forested area of their family farm, checking on new trees they’ve recently planted as part of a reforestation programme in Guaviare, Colombia. © Luis Barreto / WWF-UK

Planting a tree is a universally recognised act — it’s a symbol of caring for our environment. From presidents to primary school children, we all want to get involved.

On Saturday, we will celebrate the International Day of Forests, an annual event that raises awareness about forests.