9000 trees in Mtnadzor, 2 sports grounds in Kapan

27-07-2020

Within the framework of the Ministry of Environment-implemented “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A project), Kapan Forestry Branch of “Armforest” SNCO effected tree planting activities in the vicinity of Tsav settlement.
About 9000 saplings were planted (5000 walnuts and 4000 other accompanying tree species, including Caucasian hackberry, Caucasian pear and Caucasian mock-orange /Philadelphus/) within a total area of 2 hectares, in the area adjacent to Mtnadzor forest. 
Acting Minister of Environment Vahe Jilavyan visited the nursery to familiarize with the planting results.
The area was fenced, an irrigation system of about 4000 meters was installed, and a 25-ton water tank was set up.
Afterwards, Vahe Jilavyan visited 2 sports grounds built in Kapan, funded by the Ministry of Environment-implemented “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A project).
Vahe Jilavyan had a talk with the representative of the non-governmental organization that implemented the grant program and summed up the project results.

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