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REFOREST NOW 

WE GROW AND PLANT TREES IN SUBTROPICAL AUSTRALIA ON BEHALF OF PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. 

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER. 

LET'S PLANT TO GROW, CONSERVE, AND REGENERATE FORESTS.

We are a real Not-for-profit, working at the lowest rates possible to restore rainforest.

ReForest Now is based in the Byron Shire region of Australia.

People like you help us achieve our mission of restoring cleared land back to rainforest. 

We have planted 
159,308 trees in Australia on behalf of donors from around the world (last updated 7 June 2021). 

Join us by donating trees and let's reforest together.

$5AUD = 1 TREE PLANTED

We are also currently restoring 
28.7 hectares in Rainforest Regeneration (also called Assisted Natural Regeneration).

THE CEO CHALLENGE - ARE YOU REALLY NOT-FOR-PROFIT?

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"Hello there, originally this section showed my weekly income for the past 3 years. I came up with the CEO challenge because I knew there were many CEOs and high ranking Not For Profit staff in Australia taking very big money (average is 2.5k to 2.8k per week). I wanted to demonstrate that ReForest Now is focused on restoring Earth and creating many jobs, not filling my bank account. After several complaints from other CEOs and senior staff from other Not-For-Profits, I have promised to no longer show my income on this site. This message will be deleted in August, giving you time to see why my income is no longer here. I apologise to those hard working people. I encouraged the narrative that people who do good, should do it for free or little pay and that was wrong of me." 

Maximo Bottaro -

CEO and Co-Founder

of ReForest Now

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WHAT WE DO

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We make it easy for businesses and organisations to have an impact and work together in reforestation. We deliver reporting to our partners of their impact to show exactly how donations are being spent and working toward our reforestation and conservation goals.
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SOME OF OUR PLANTINGS 

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We are now well into a mega project that will see over 60 hectares of rainforest restored and 40 hectares of trees planted at Federal, NNSW.

 

Dubbed the Green Diamond - it is a collection of adjacent properties we are gathering for contiguous projects. 

All coloured zones (except red) represent rainforest regeneration areas.

All red zones represent areas already planted out with rainforest trees (as of Jan 31st, 2021). This totals around 30, 000 rainforest trees planted.

The entire left flank of this project is run by the Wilson's River, a central point for rainforest resilience in NNSW.

The site is perfectly parallel with the Byron Bay lighthouse at a distance of 12 kilometres inland.

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28, 345 rainforest trees planted at the highest point in Byron. It also includes 130 Richmond Birdwing Butterfly vines to attract known populations on St Helena Rd. There are tons of species in this planting, many for bird, moth and insect support.

This project will work in adjacency to several other large scale reforestation projects that have already been completed in the area.

DONATE TO HELP US GROW

Donating directly to us helps us as an organisation grow. When donations are made that are not for trees we use these funds to purchase essential equipment and machinery and expand our nursery.