The Mérida 2022 Forestry Crusade brought 15,000 new trees to the municipality

Photo: Ayuntamiento de Merida

Renán Barrera highlights that his administration promotes environmentalist public policies

“One week before the conclusion of the 2022 Forestry Crusade, we have planted just over 13,341 species of trees in various parts of the municipality and we will reach the goal of planting 15,000 new trees across the municipality,” said Mérida Mayor Renán Barrera Concha.

He reported that the current administration continues with its policy of caring for wildlife and preserving the environment, “as part of the strategy that they join in maintaining green areas, recycling waste and using clean energy.”

The municipal president emphasized that in his first administration (2012-2015) constant efforts were promoted to promote environmental public policies and create more green lungs in the city that contribute to strengthening the health and quality of life of all Meridians.

To date, he commented, between citizen associations, companies, and municipal agencies, more than 13 thousand 341 species of trees have been planted in various parts of the city, which vary between fruit trees, flower trees, ornamental trees, and shade trees.

He recalled that, in the first edition of 2014, 1,000 trees were planted and 300 were given up for adoption, this was done during the rainy season to ensure the possibility of survival.

In this 2022 edition, Barrera Concha highlighted that one week after the annual event concluded, more than 2,700 volunteers participated in the mass planting, with the presence of approximately 29 companies and 13 organizations.

Likewise, he indicated that more than 543 collaborators of the Mérida City Council have actively participated in this year’s planting program, which has the goal of planting 15,000 trees throughout the city.

Finally, the mayor mentioned that so far the areas of the city where planting sessions have already been carried out are Altabrisa, Ciudad Caucel, Brisas, Fraccionamiento Santa María Chuburná, Vergel III, Vergel 65, San Antonio Kaua, Las Américas, Pensiones , Nueva Sambulá, avenue 60 south of San José Tecoh II and the Cholul police station, among others, for which he asked the public to contribute to their care so that they can grow and become the lungs of the city.



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