Unique forest forests along the rivers of the Altai Republic will protect from logging

© Fotolia / jura_taranikАлтайские mountains. Archival photoUnique forest forests along the rivers of the Altai Republic will protect from logging© Fotolia / jura_taranik

Unique forest belt of the Altai forests are protected from logging since January of 2019, said the Minister of natural resources of Russia Dmitry Kobylkin.

Belt of the forest forests a unique natural phenomenon. They formed in sandy deposits of ancient streams under global warming. They usually grow along the rivers narrow strips stretching for hundreds of kilometers. A lot of them especially in the South of Western Siberia and Northern Kazakhstan.

«Belt forests of the Altai territory will soon be a separate territory, under which we prescribe separate rules of the game. It will definitely be done,» said Kobylkin in the State Duma at the «government hour».

As said the head of the Federal forestry Agency Ivan Valentine, in January there will be a separate forest area with special rules for the management of priority forest protection, not economic development.

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