Plant 100,000 trees in one month: new afforestation project in Beijing

Beijing will build large forest landscape along 15 embankments of Yongding River. In the next five years, the city’s waterfront forest will be increased by 118,000 acres.

The afforestation project started yesterday in a detention reservoir of Yongding River, over 2000 people joined the beginning ceremony of the project.

By the 15th of April, 100,000 broad-leaf trees will be planted, the first phrase of the project will complete in October this year.