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Kostroma foresters did first-rate work on Arbor day.

Within Year of Ecology some operations under the “Arbor day” nation-wide campaign were done in the Kostroma region territory on May 1-20, 2017. The operations were aimed to raise community awareness about conservation, regeneration and buildup of Russian forests.  

Key operation was conducted on May 20. This day total area of spruce plantations in the “Kostromskoye forest district” amounted to 2 ha. Over 200 people took part in the operation – representatives and pupils of pre-schools, teachers, students and pupils of regional education facilities, civil organization members, regional Duma members, representatives of the Kostroma regional administration and executive authorities.

Central-European forest experiment station officers director I.Korenev, acting E.Bagaev deputy director, S.Bagaev leading researcher and V.Tretjakov researcher. I.Korenev and S.Bagaev gave a masterclass in forest planting. Central-European FES got a letter of gratitude from the Kostromskaya region forestry department for its input in the Russian Arbor Day.