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trees planted
2,346,280
surface planted
484 Ha

information

Created in 2009 this projects aims at:

  • Regenerating Transylvania’s forest ecosystems by planting native tree species in carefully selected locations,
  • Promoting environmental awareness among school students by involving them in the planting of the trees and the maintenance of orchards in their schoolyards,
  • Creating a momentum around reforestation by bringing together various stakeholders.

 

Location

Transylvania, Romania

Type

Agroforestry and reforestation

Local partner

Mihai Eminescu Trust

Participants

local communities, local schools, Local Authorities and Forestry Authorities

Achievements

2,346,280 trees planted

Local partner

The Mihai Eminescu Trust is a NGO founded in 1987, dedicated to the conservation and regeneration of villages and communes in Transylvania and the Maramures Launch of the project “A forest for each school” in 2009, in close collaboration with local communities and institutions. They won the 1st prize and Impact Award for the project “ A forest for each school”, Civil Society Gala in Romania 2014.

Plantation models

Species planted

Fraxinus

Fraxinus

Gorun - Quercus petraea

Gorun – Quercus petraea

Molid - Picea abies

Molid – Picea abies

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’

More information

participants

Plantations are done collectively and voluntarily by children and adults from local communities, under the supervision of local forest experts

Documents

File Description
pdf 2015 progress report