Killed a sapling? Plant, nurture a new one
Have you seen someone damaging saplings? Make the perpetrator plant a new one as punishment. A few days ago, some people allegedly killed four saplings using chemicals. They had been planted at the
A few residents, who went for a walk on Tuesday morning, noticed the
After receiving the information, the BBMP Deputy Conservator of
The ACF added that he handed over five saplings to the people concerned and asked them to plant and nurture them for the next three years. “I have created a WhatsApp group to keep a vigil on these saplings. They will inform me if these saplings are killed or damaged. The size of the dead saplings was three feet. The size of the saplings I gave them is around 10 feet,’’ he said.
I have created a WhatsApp group to keep a vigil on these saplings. They will inform me if these saplings are killed or damaged
–Mahesh, Assistant Conservator of Forest (South)
Appreciating the residents as well as the BBMP Forest Department for replacing the dead saplings with fresh ones, Lalithamba B V, a member of Community Task Force, said the saplings planted on the lake bund are meant for providing greenery and oxygen and certainly not for damaging or killing. “I am happy with the proactive attitude of the residents as well as the BBMP Forest Department,’’ said Lalithamba.