"The 2013 tree planting projects will have tremendous impact on helping to protect water resources and restoring forests damaged by wildfires and invasive insects, as well as precious natural resources in the surrounding communities," said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation.
More than 7 million trees planted through the program's first seven years are already growing in forests across Alabama, California, Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Canada, Germany, the U.K. and Scotland. An interactive map of the plantings is on the Enterprise sustainability website, DrivingFutures.com.
In addition to the 30,000 trees being planted at the Flight 93 National Memorial, the 2013 50 Million Tree Pledge planting projects include:
•250,000 trees in Bastrop State Park, Texas •250,000 trees in Blackwater River State Forest, Florida •122,500 trees in Boise National Forest, Idaho •122,500 trees in Los Padres National Forest, California •100,000 trees to the Woodland Trust in the United Kingdom, specifically in Wiltshire, Essex, North Yorks, Northern Ireland, Condor, Angus •50,000 trees in Cuyumaca Rancho State Park, California •35,000 trees in Piney, Manitoba, Canada •25,000 trees in Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Colorado •15,000 trees in Essex County, Canada
About Enterprise Holdings
St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands. Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses - which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales -- accounted for $15.4 billion in revenue and operated 1.3 million vehicles throughout the world in fiscal 2012. Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world through a global network of more than 8,200 airport and neighborhood locations. The Enterprise Holdings Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings.
About The Arbor Day Foundation
The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit conservation and education organization of one million members, with the mission to inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees. More information on the Foundation and its programs can be found on arborday.org, or by visiting us on Facebook, Twitter or our blog.
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