Charity walk supports efforts to plant and restore land

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The BAPS charity walk to support The Nature Conservancy's efforts to plant and restore land was held on Sunday in Forsyth Park.

The group hopes to restore up to 1.6 million acres of land by 2025, planing to do that by planting one billion trees through their Plant a Billion Tree initiative.
Their efforts are something that could help national landmarks right here in Georgia.

"Helps iconic sights in Georgia like the Okefenokee, the Altamaha River, the Chattahoochee fall line area," said Alison McGee. "So, many areas throughout Georgia folks are familiar with will be helped in the restoration efforts in supports of BAPS charities."

Over 23,000 walkers in over 70 cities in the U.S. are helping to plant 130,000 trees this year alone.

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