The state forestry Agency has strengthened the protection of trees on new year’s eve

The state Agency of forest resources has strengthened the protection of coniferous forests to prevent illegal felling of trees before the Christmas holidays, reported on his page on Facebook acting head Goslesagentstva Christina Yushkevich.

«Road crews goslesohrany will work together with the National police and of the state ecological Inspectorate, public inspectors on environmental protection and the media to identify offenders,» she wrote.

She also noted that anyone will be able to see the volumes, locations and prices of Christmas trees on the sites of regional managements of forest and hunting sector and forestry.

In addition, according to Yushkevich, each legally felled the tree will be labeled tamoclannie labels, using which you can know the origin of the tree line.

We will remind, the state forestry Agency in the proposed bill proposes to increase the maximum fines for illegal logging in 10 times – up to 17 thousand UAH, whereas now they range from 800 to 1700 UAH.

Also the state forestry Agency intends to introduce penalties for employers who bought the trees without any documents about their origin. Their size would range from 8.5 to 17 thousand UAH, with confiscation of timber.

In 2015 in Ukraine, the forest service recorded more than 1.7 million illegal logging, the volume of which amounted to 24.1 thousand cubic meters, which caused state losses in the amount of 84.7 million. For violations of the State Agency of forest resources brought to a disciplinary responsibility 1086 officials and dismissed 108 employees, including some executives of the logging companies.

The state forestry Agency has strengthened the protection of trees on new year’s eve 15.11.2016

Ноябрь 15th, 2016 by
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