10 thousand trees planted for reforestation in the Irkutsk region
On May 17, 10 thousand pine and larch seedlings were planted in the Angarsk district of the Irkutsk region to restore the damaged forest. The plantings were organized within the framework of the PosadiLes forest restoration and conservation project with the support of the regional ministry of forestry and the ECA movement. The funds for the organization of planting (purchase of seedlings, transport and food for volunteers) were donated by one of the users Posadiles.ru, who dedicated the future forest to his wife.
The planting took place on an area of 2.5 hectares, more than 50 activists took part in them, including local residents, students and representatives of public organizations. The planting area was specially prepared by the staff of the local forestry, who will carry out the subsequent care of the seedlings.
Svetlana Pervenetskaya, regional coordinator of the PosadiLes project in the Irkutsk region: «It is not the first year that residents of the Irkutsk region have been actively involved in tree planting. It is very pleasant to observe that every year the number of volunteers - those who support planting in person or online using the PosadiLes service - is only growing. We thank everyone for their contribution to the conservation of forests in our region.».
Since 2017, more than 30 thousand trees have been planted in the Irkutsk Region within the framework of the PosadiLes project. Landing reports can be viewed here.
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