Flash Forest Uses Drones, AI, GIS and Plant Science Technology for Reforestation After Wildfires #drone #droneday
Reasons to be Cheerful recently published this piece on Flash Forest, founded by brothers Cameron and Bryce Jones and Angelique Ahlström.
For Flash Forest plantings, a team brings drones to a forest site and pilots them above the tree canopy, 130 to 200 feet in the air. The drone deployers are automated, shooting seed pods at a strong enough velocity that they embed into the soil. Drones deploy five pods per second, covering a lot of ground in a matter of minutes.
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