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Green Halo of Ukraine Spring '97

Year Planted: 1997
Trees Planted: 3,092
Location: Ukraine

Tree planting actions organized by the citizen group 'Green Ukraine' of the National EcoCentre of Ukraine were aimed at increasing public ecological awareness, improving the ecological and aesthetic environment of cities and villages, and restoration of wooded lands. They took place in six locations: streets, parks and schoolyards of Kyiv, including the Heritage Park, kindergarten yard in Cherkasy, Carpathians National Park (continuing restorations begun as the Yuriy Starosolsky Memorial Grove), and the riverbank of the Zgar, village of Lityn (Vinnytsia Region). Local authorities, NGO representatives, and volunteers (mostly schoolchildren) participated. The activities were centered around Earth Day, and received coverage in the press.

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