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Trees and Trains

From the tracks Norfolk Southern lays down to the towns they reach, it’s all connected.

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Norfolk Southern teamed up with GreenTrees, a reforestation and carbon capture company, to plant 6 million trees on 10,000 acres in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, the nation’s largest watershed and a vital wildlife habitat. The multi-year Trees and Trains program restored former woodlands in the valley, the nation’s largest watershed and a vital wildlife habitat, and generated economic benefits for multiple stakeholders.

GreenTrees’ largest corporate investor, NS is helping to revitalize the region’s economy while improving its environmental health. The reforested land has produced more than 130,000 carbon credits for NS so far and eventually will generate 1.12 million tons of carbon-offset credits, equivalent to one-fifth of NS’ annual carbon emissions.