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Announcing the 2019 Mined Lands Reforestation Conference

Registration for the 2019 Mined Lands Reforestation Conference is now open. This year's conference will take place in Cambridge, Ohio, on July 24th and 25th, and will include presentations, discussions and site visits.

Please vist to register.

Room blocks are reserved at the Fairfield Inn and at the Holiday Inn Express in Cambridge, Ohio, with the government rate available. Let the reservation desk know you are attending the conference to access the room blocks.

Event Details

The conference will take place at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center at 7033 Glenn Highway. Registration will start at 7:30 and the conference will start at 8:00.

Click here for the agenda and further details.

Are you interested in attending an
ARRI tree planting event this spring?

Events will be taking place across western Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.

For more information or to find an event near you email Jacob Levine.

Check back for the upcoming schedule!

Forest Reclamation Advisories

ARRI's Science Team published the Forest Reclamation Advisory No. 17 titled, "An Essential Tool for Controlling Invasive Exotic Plants on Active Mine Sites"

Read more of ARRI's Publications.

ARRI is an Award-winning Initiative

ARRI is proud to be the recipient of the following prestigious awards:

  • Partners in Conservation Award from the Secretary of the Interior
    • Awarded on October 18, 2012

  • Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award
    • Awarded on May 25, 2011

  • 2011 Arbor Day Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation
    • Awarded on May 10, 2011

  • Cooperative Conservation Award from the Secretary of the Interior
    • Awarded on May 9, 2007

These awards were made possible through the hard work of the ARRI Core and Science Teams and the hundreds of individuals and representatives of industry, environmental groups, academic institutions, citizen´┐Żs groups, landowners and federal, state and local government who have worked to implement the Forestry Reclamation Approach when planting trees throughout Appalachia.

Join the ARRI Team!

Click on the images below to read the ARRI Statement of Mutual Intent
or to download and sign the SMI Signature Sheet.

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Learn more about the ARRI
Statement of Mutual Intent

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