U.S.-Portugal Friendship Forest

Building on the knowledge and contacts developed during the our 22-day Reforestation Nation Earth Day campaign in April 2019, the U.S. Embassy hosted a community event called FestVerde.  FestVerde demonstrated the American people’s solidarity with communities in recovery from forest fires, underscored U.S. values of service and volunteerism, and served as a model for community-led, reforestation efforts.  ...
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FestVerde #ReforestationNation

FESTVERDE 2019 —- #ReforestationNation Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pinhal de Leiria Join U.S. Embassy Lisbon in the beautiful, historic Pinhal de Leiria for a GREEN day filled with educational booths and presentations on environmental sustainability, eco-friendly exhibitors, and the planting of thousands of native trees in one of Portugal’s most ...
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North Cascades National Park and Peneda-Geres National Park Sign Sister Park Arrangement

On October 25, the United States of America’s North Cascades National Park and Portugal’s Peneda Geres Park signed a Sister Park Arrangement, the first pairing of American and Portuguese National Parks.  North Cascades Superintendent Karen-Taylor Goodrich and ICNF President Nuno Banza signed the Sister Park Arrangement in a ceremony held at Casa Carlucci in the ...
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Embassy Reforestation Campaign

To promote the Mission’s citizen security and environmental cooperation goals, the Embassy launched a 22-day #ReforestationNation campaign leading up to Earth Day on April 22, using social media, cultural events, and educational outreach. The purpose of the campaign was to highlight the importance of reforestation, express sympathy and solidarity with communities still in recovery after ...
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