17 May 2011, Tuesday, 10:07

12 million trees will be planted within the frames of the all-Russian action “Plan Your Own Tree”

author: Galina Bakhshieva

The action “Plant Your Own Tree”, devoted to the International Forests Year in Russia, is held in Bashkortostan. This nature-conservative action will last till Sunday, May 22 and any person may join it. The press-service of the Ministry of forestry RB reports all saplings are distributed free.

For example, citizens of Ufa may plant young trees in the Park of Forestry Specialists RB. During the whole week the truck with the saplings will be standing near the park’s entrance and any person may plant a sapling on specially prepared territories.

As a result of the action about 12 million new trees will appear in Russia and more than 500 million saplings are planned to be planted according to the program of forests restoration and reproduction. The Government of the country has already allocated more than three billion rubles for that.