300 trees planted in school yards
TBILISI. 23 April 2013. School children, their teachers and parents planted trees in the yard of the Akhaldaba public school to celebrate Earth Day and show support to environment protection.
Inita Paulovica, Deputy Head of UNDP in Georgia, Shalva Amirejibi, Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, and Dimitri Beridze, Head of Borjomi Administration, joined the children throughout a day and took part in the school greening campaign.
The event in Akhaldaba wraped up the Earth Day activities which brought together more than 100 school children from the Youth Eco Clubs in Borjomi, Akhaldaba, Tsaghveri and Akhaltsikhe.
Maples, limber and pine-trees planted in the yards of the schools and kindergartens were provided by the local nurseries. The Eco Clubs will receive qualified help from professional plant growers to take care of the trees in future.
The campaign was organised by the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia as part of the initiative to promote environmental education in schools.
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