(1) Natural or artificial restocking or reestablishing an area with forest trees (natural regeneration as well as tree planting and seeding); renewing forest cover by planting seedlings, transplants, tree seeds, or, (for certain species) cuttings.
(2) The act of planting trees on deforested or degraded land previously under forest. (Source: SMurry) [ALSO] Artificial (planting, seeding) or natural re-establishment of forest after harvesting/cutting on previously forest or other wooded land; Artificial establishment of forest on lands which arried forest before. [fn]Source:(EFI 2002) from European Forest Institute, Internal Report No. 6, 2002 "Compliation of Forestry Terms and Definitions" by Schuck, Paivinen, Hytonen, and Pajari.[/fn]