More than eight million trees have been planted for seven years in the Orenburg region

© Depositphotos / massonforstockДевушка in the Park. Archival photoMore than eight million trees have been planted for seven years in the Orenburg region© Depositphotos / massonforstock

. About 130 trees of various species planted in Orenburg on Wednesday, officials together with the students in the framework of the regional campaign «a Million trees», in just seven years, the initiative planted over eight million trees, reports a press-service of the government of the Orenburg region.

«The action takes place in region at the initiative of the Governor Yury Berg. In our region the area occupied by forest is only 5.6%. We — steppe region, the forest and us, of course, is not enough. Therefore, it was decided that the campaign «one Million trees» will live», — quotes the press-service of the word took part in tree planting the first Vice-Governor — first Deputy Chairman of the government of the Orenburg region Sergei Balykin.

According to him, the action is every year becoming more popular, it can be connected to large organizations and enterprises.

So, in the territory of all municipal unions of the Orenburg region during the seven years of the campaign were planted with pine, larch, spruce, birch, oak, maple, ash, elm, willow, Linden, mountain ash, hawthorn, currant and other species. Plant care took over the population and region organizations.

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