24 thousand pine seedlings have been planted in Udmurtia as part of the All-Russian campaign “Save the forest”. The press office of the head and government of the republic reported it.
As part of the action, commemorative forest cultures are laid, public gardens, parks, alleys are created, populated areas are landscaped, recreation sites and springs are arranged, debris is cleaned, and garbage is removed. It is designed to draw public attention to forest problems.
Young plants were planted on the territory of Kambarsky and Votkinsky forestries with an area of 6 hectares. The action was attended by 150 residents of the region. They were also joined by representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Udmurtia, the administration of the Kambarsky district, branches of Udmurtles, forestry and volunteers of the Russian green movement ECA.
The promotion will be held until October 15th, 2020.
The press office recalled that the federal project “Preservation of Forests” of the national project “Ecology”, initiated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is being implemented in 2020 in Udmurtia. The republic should plant the same amount of trees as they cut down by 2024.
In general it is planned to establish memorial forest cultures on an area of about 130 hectares and plant 520 thousand seedlings of conifers in the fall of this year on the lands of the forest fund of Udmurtia as a part of the action “Save the forest”. It has been carried out on an area of 6.2 thousand hectares as for reforestation under the national project, as of the current date. This is 73% of the planned volume. In total, there are plans for this year to restore the forest on an area of 8.5 thousand hectares
Also volunteers planted 2 hectares of forest in the Votkinsk region of Udmurtia.