Yesterday, on September 10, the grand opening of the All-Russian Meeting of School Forest Districts took place in the Bryansk Region. The event is organized by the Federal Forestry Agency with support of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Bryansk Region.
The opening ceremony was attended by the Deputy Head of the Federal Forestry Agency Aleksandr Panfilov. He expressed hope that, having connected his choice with forestry, the younger generation will find its place in life. “A person who knows how to love nature, appreciate its beauty and diversity, will be able to fully reveal all his abilities, his potential”, said Aleksandr Panfilov.
This year, 60 teams from 56 regions of the Russian Federation, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, took part in the meeting. The Republic of Tatarstan at the congress is represented by pupils of the school forestry “Nurgali onyklary” of Leskhoz secondary school of Sabinskiy municipal district.
Today, pupils will take part in the Forest Keepers contest, where they will demonstrate their knowledge in the field of forestry, planting seedlings, forest taxation, fires extinguishing, orienting and providing first aid. The program also includes numerous individual competitions, master classes that will be conducted by experts from Aviation Forest Protection, Roslesozaschita, Roslesinforg, the Russian Forest Museum.
It is expected that the results of the meeting will be announced tomorrow, on September 12.