Flash Forest: Using Drones to Plant 1 Billion Trees

A project in Toronto, Canada by Flash Forest

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Technology to rapidly accelerate the rate of tree planting and ecological restoration on a planetary scale
Backers: 1679
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65 CAD

Funded: $108,713 CAD of $10,000 CAD
Dates: Dec 5th -> Jan 19th (45 days)
Project By: Flash Forest
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Latest News

Final 12 Hours!

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
12 hours left on Kickstarter! Last chance to contribute!  We'll plant a tree for every dollar you pledge. A massive thanks for helping us get to this final point! Let's do this!   (Read More)

Final 3 Days! + New Reward Specials!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re in the home stretch! We have 3 days left in our Kickstarter campaign,  with the final (stretch) goal of $100k in our sights.  Please continue to share and spread the word!  We've been meeting with experts in engineering, forestry, soil... (Read More)

Global Support for the New Year! Brut Mag & NOW THIS

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This has been an incredible month for our team, we could not have asked for the exposure, coverage, and international support!  The best outcome of this increased coverage, is that we've got multiple pilots planned for spring 2020 in BC and Ontario!... (Read More)

80K reached + Flash Forest on the Morning Show + Calling All Volunteers

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Wow Wow Wow. We’ve reached 80K! This support from the public has been astonishing. We are so much closer to new drones and our pod automation machine!  We're onto the last 10 days! With 100K we can purchase our automation machine... (Read More)

Happy New Year + Big News Update + Boxing Week Special Coming to an End

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! 2019 has been a pivotal year for all of us. With Flash Forest transforming from conception to reality, to world-wide coverage and support coming from every corner of the globe. Thank you so so much for all of you who’ve contributed to... (Read More)

Huge traction this week!

December 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Amazing news! We were the featured project on Kickstarter’s homepage this week which brought in 1000s of visitors, reaching a new 50K milestone yesterday! We couldn’t have done it without you guys and we’re extremely grateful! Thank you for... (Read More)

Christmas Update: Boxing Week Special

December 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy Holidays! Starting Dec. 26 we're doing a boxing week special! We are offering our T-shirts (100% carbon offset) this week for any pledges of $99 or more (ship Canada) or $110 (ship USA).... (Read More)

Fund a Forest: How We Can Help Plant 1 Billion Trees With Drones

December 23rd - via: gearjunkie.com
A Canadian company is aiming to plant 1 billion trees by 2028 by using drones — and they are proving that it's more efficient to do so. (Read More)

Get your loved ones a gift of trees for Christmas!

December 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's not too late! Want to get a gift but have a positive environmental impact? Get a loved one a gift of trees this Christmas!  Want to offset their annual carbon footprint?  Calculate their footprint and how many trees to plant here:... (Read More)

Tree bombing: Canadian company hopes to use drones to plant a billion trees by 2028

December 20th - via: globalconstructionreview.com
The idea is to use autonomous drones fitted with a pneumatic mechanism to fire seed pods into the ground from the air. (Read More)

Wonderful coverage and support!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Flash Forest has been blown away by the support and coverage we've received for this project. In less than a week we have been featured in the following outlets. Incredible!  (Read More)

Incredible Start! We hit our target in one day!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone who has showed their support! We hit our initial goal in under 24 hours and already have 11 600 trees on the way. That number is increasing every minute. Blown away by your support!   (Read More)

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