Samara RPD’s Specialists Plant Birch Seedlings as Part of Regional Environmental Campaign

Date of publication: 31 October 2018

Young specialists and employees of the environmental safety and rational nature management division of Samara Regional Oil Pipeline Directorate (RPD) of Transneft Volga Region have planted over 600 birch seedlings in the Togliatti forestry of Samara Region. The event was organised by the Foundation for Social and Ecological Rehabilitation of Samara Region within the framework of the Restoration of Samara Region’s Forests regional project.

The project aims to restore the forest areas of Samara region lost as a result of fires, as well as to develop social activity of the region's population through involving them in caring for the environment.

Along with Transneft Volga Region’s volunteers, representatives of regional non-governmental organisations as well as students of colleges and vocational schools participated in the event, the total number of volunteers having exceeded one hundred.

This is not the first time that employees of Transneft Volga Region’s executive office and Samara RPD are participating in environmental campaigns of the Restoration of Samara Region’s Forests project. In 2017, the Company’s volunteers cleaned forest areas and a park near the Samara Arena stadium, and in May 2018, they planted oaks in the Zagorodny park in the city of Samara.