US Will Plant Billion Trees As Forests in the West Grapple With Wildfires

  • The Biden administration said the government will plant more than one billion trees across millions of acres of burned and dead woodlands in the U.S. West.
  • Congress last year passed bipartisan legislation directing the Forest Service to plant 1.2 billion trees over the next decade. Still, much of the administration’s broader agenda to tackle climate change remains stalled amid disagreement in Congress.