Over 2.6 Million Trees Planted Last Month

2023-06-02 16:21:22

Ulaanbaatar, June 2, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Under the "One Billion Trees" National Campaign initiated by President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, 25 thousand citizens and four thousand organizations have planted 2.6 million trees throughout the country last month.

In eight locations of the capital city, 198 thousand trees, shrubs, and bushes were planted.

Today, the nation's sapling and seedling resources stand at 56.2 million, while the seed resources amount to 12.2 tons. Last year, the total forest area damaged by forest pests was estimated at 729 thousand hectares. Based on the research, Forest Integrated Pest Management will be conducted in an area of 185 thousand hectares in 2023 to combat the forest pests and safeguard the health of Mongolia's forests.