There has been a decline in Lebanese forests by more than 35% over the last 50 years. Increasingly, there has been a serious need for more forested areas in the country. Aside from providing restoration to sites with important ecological, cultural and watershed values, the planting of Lebanese cedar and other native trees is aimed to alleviate poverty and promote unity and pride for the once-thriving Lebanese forests.
- Bobcat Ranch in Winters which focuses on planting oaks in a site-level nursery,
- Quail Ridge in Winters that utilizes an internet-based weather monitoring station,
- The Consumnes Preserve in Elk Grove which houses a range of restoration research in riparian and agricultural landscapes.