Voluntary reforestation of a small area surrounding schools in Platani, Achaia (Greece)

The result of this initiative led to planting more than 1000 new trees. The action was completed with the help of more than 680 students coming from 12 schools and various volunteers.

The purpose of this initiative was to restore the scenery around Arsakeia schools in Platani. The promoters are the organization “Oloi mazi mporoume” along with the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education in Western Greece and the radio station “SKAI Patras”.  The reforestation took place in a small area surrounding the schools. 

The trees used for the reforestation were kindly provided by the forestry office of Patras. The action was coordinated by the Department of Environmental Education, with its central motto being "Tree planting. A shield against climate change". This action is an illustration of the massive efforts made by the local community to improve the local ecosystem and promote an environmentally friendly conscience among local people.

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