EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > AFFORESTATION/REFORESTATION
Afforestation is the establishment of trees on an area that has lacked forest
cover for a very long time or has never been forested. Reforestation is the
natural or artificial restocking (i.e., planting, seeding) of an area with
forest trees. Also called forest regeneration.
From the Glossary of Forestry Terms, Ministry of Forests, Government of British