On October 16, 2021, 10,000 seedlings were planted in the Kemerovo Region with the support of S7 Airlines

"We are Siberia": 10,000 trees were planted in the natural complex "Petrovsky"

On October 16, in Kemerovo, in the Petrovsky natural complex, volunteers of the EKA movement planted 10,000 pine seedlings. During planting, 3 hectares of forest were restored. Regional organizers provided transportation to and from the landing site for the volunteers, meals, and provided all the necessary equipment. Forestry specialists held a master class before the start of the event. Young trees were planted in areas specially prepared by the local forestry, which will carry out the subsequent care of the seedlings.

Planting trees helps to concentrate rainfall, create a comfortable and humid microclimatic environment, reduce wind force at the level of the surface air layer and make the climate less arid. And the use of tree species that are resistant to arid climate will help to level the average daily temperatures and dramatically slow down the steppe formation.

“The massive participation of volunteers in forest planting cannot but rejoice: they really help forest workers to restore huge areas of forests that have died from fires, harmful insects, hurricanes and other disasters. But we must not forget that for the cultivation of a new forest, it is not the planting itself that is of primary importance, but the subsequent care of young trees, and we can not worry about this, because the forest is under supervision ”

Alexander Naumov

Regional coordinator of the "Plant a forest" project in the Kemerovo region

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