30.01.2012 06.Schwat. 5772
Volunteers will plant oak acorns in a 20-dunam area (about five acres ) in the forest that was once dominated by oak trees.
Almost 100 years after most of the oak trees in the Beit Keshet forest in the Lower Galilee were cut down, Israeli volunteers will begin replanting the lost oaks in hope of restoring a forest that gripped the imagination of English clergyman Henry Baker Tristram.
Tristram, a Bible scholar, traveler and ornithologist, passionately described the forest in his 1865 book "The Land of Israel, a Journal of Travels with Reference to Its Physical History"….