On May 15, 20,000 pine seedlings were planted in the Kupinsky District of the Novosibirsk Region on a total area of ​​5 hectares.

The planting was attended by caring residents of the Kupinsky, Kolyvansky districts and the Novosibirsk region, students of the association "Green universities" (Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Novosibirsk State Agrarian University, SSUGiT, NSUEiU, Public youth organization "All-Russian Student Corps of Rescuers", Public organization " Volunteer Outpost ”, representatives of district administrations, volunteers of youth associations, Silver volunteers, families with children.

“The objectives of the project are to combat the consequences of forest fires, reproduction and conservation of forests, as well as the development of the volunteer movement and popularization of a responsible attitude to nature,” said Deputy Minister Valeriy Schreider.

“Dry weather and hurricane winds of up to 25 meters per second turned a fire in a small clearing near the Cherepanovsky district into a large-scale fire,” said Konstantin Morozov, deputy head of the Iskitim forestry. - The total area of ​​the fire was 255 hectares. Almost half of the destroyed forest is young plantations aged from 7 to 12 years. Reforestation is a long process, as the pine tree reaches its maturity only by the age of 80 ”.

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