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Noun: reforestation  ,ree-for-u'stey-shun or ,ree-fór-i'stey-shun [N. Amer], ,ree-fó-ri'stey-shun [Brit]
  1. The restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
    "the fire's worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation";
    - re-afforestation

Derived forms: reforestations

Type of: reclamation, rehabilitation, renewal

Encyclopedia: Reforestation