The definition of forestation is the act of planting or cultivating a forest.
An example of forestation is when a bunch of trees have been planted to try to grow a forest to replace a forest which had been cut down.
the planting or care of forests; afforestation
- Measures have been taken, both by the provincial and the federal governments, for its preservation, and for re-forestation of depleted areas.
- It has been yearly observed by the public schools of the state, and no state has done more than Nebraska for the forestation of its waste and prairie lands.
- In the sand-hills the sand-bar willow of the rivers and the cottonwood growing naturally, evidence the good conditions of moisture; and the forestation of much of the region is undoubtedly possible.