A working meeting between Minister Maxim Gulko and Acting Minister of Ecology, Nature Management and Forestry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) was held at the Ministry of Forestry and Timber Processing of the Territory.
The leaders discussed issues of increasing the efficiency of the implementation of the delegated powers of the Russian Federation in the field of forest relations. They dwelled in detail on the implementation by foresters of the regional component of the federal project “Preservation of Forests” within the framework of the national project “Ecology”.
Minister Maksim Gulko spoke about how the reforestation work in the region was built, and then the guest was given a tour of the KGSAU “Khabspetskhoz”. Its leader Denis Pleskach showed a greenhouse complex where seedlings of coniferous species with a closed root system are grown.
It should be noted that the Khabarovsk Territory is the first region in the Far East that has applied the technology of growing planting material with a closed root system. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that the seedlings reach the desired size in four months, while conventional cultivation takes three years.
– Mutual exchange of work experience contributes to the successful implementation of measures for the protection, protection and reproduction of forests. The working visit turned out to be useful for both parties,” said Maxim Gulko, Minister of Forestry and Timber Processing of the region.
Recall that in greenhouses and forest nurseries of the Khabarovsk Territory, 27 thousand kg of seeds of larch, spruce, cedar, and Scotch pine were sown on an area of more than 19 hectares. Sowing was carried out in 55 greenhouses, 8 of which were built this year. In autumn, it is expected to receive about 13 million pieces of planting material, including about 9 million pieces. seedlings with a closed root system. Seedlings will be further used for reforestation within the framework of the regional project “Forest Conservation” of the national project “Ecology”. This amount of planting material will be enough to plant a forest on an area of 6,000 hectares.