On January 13, at approximately 17:30, a wildfire broke out in 36 square meters of the 10th forest zone of ''Shamakhyan district'' branch of “Dilijan” national park SNCO, nearby the forepart of Vanadzor-Dilijan highway. Forestry workers of ''Shamakhyan district'' branch and a fire-fighting detachment of Tavush Regional Rescue Service of RA MES participated in the fire extinguishing operations. The wildfire was rapidly localized and extinguished at about 18:20. The fire covered 800m2. The trees were not damaged, the dry grass was burnt.
During the week the workers of the conservation unit of “Dilijan” national park SNCO detected and composed 3 reports on illegal cutting of 6 trees; the above mentioned reports on violations of norms on forests were sent to Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA where the damage caused to the nature as a result of illegal tree cutting will be calculated.
The residents of ''Dilijan'' national park were provided with firewood (trees damaged by the wind, storm), due to which 51, 0 m3 firewood was realized within a week.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).