National Tree Planting Framework Gets Off to a Blooming Start due to Aimag’s EffortsOne Billion Trees
Ulaanbaatar. January 26. /MONTSAME/. In the framework of the “One Billion Trees” national campaign, Khuvsgul aimag initiated the subprogram “Let’s seed an Earth-Lungs,” and planted 463,730 trees, bushes, and shrubs in 2022. From this, 388,750 seedlings were planted in a windbreak with an area of 2,6 ha, a new shelterbelt of 15,7 ha, and 156,1 ha of afforestation area built with state and local budget, and at the expense of professional organizations.
Specifically, the total area of the new micro-gardens and green spaces has reached 6.72 ha. Now, the lawn area is 2,860 m2 whereas the newly built flowerbeds are 43 m2. In total 590 enterprises and 30,362 citizens have taken part in National Tree Planting Day.
Khuvsgul aimag is aiming to plant 847 thousand trees, bushes, and shrubs this year.