Volunteers help forests recover from calamities

Some 600 volunteers of all ages joined foresters in five locations around Slovenia to plant roughly 6,000 saplings of trees as part of the annual reforestation campaign on 25 March.

Organised by the state-owned forestry company SiDG, the Rejuvenate Forests campaign was held for the fourth year running in locations where forests were affected by natural disasters or bark beetle, including the western region of Kras, which was hit by the biggest wildfire on record last year.

Seedlings of native species of oak, cherry, fir, larch, larch, Douglas fir, chestnut, sycamore, beech...

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