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A modern Johnny Appleseed: Meet the Seattle drone startup replanting forests after wildfires

Lisa Stiffler of GeekWire reports on a startup that is replanting forests after wildfires.

The C3 Take
  • DroneSeed is a Seattle-based startup that replants forests that are lost to wildfires.
  • The company incorporates cameras and lasers to target areas for reforestation and then deploys its aerial drones to reseed the forest.
  • Since 2019 DroneSeed has planted thousands of acres worth of trees.
  • The company has recently received $36 million in new capital and will use it to expand operations.

“The company’s current U.S. focus includes Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Idaho, as well as forests in British Columbia, New Zealand and Australia.”

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