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Volunteers plant 2500 trees at Latsia’s Apalos Hill (photos, video)

December 1, 2019 at 9:10am
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Volunteers turned out in droves for the “Come with your Shovel” tree planting initiative at Apalos hill in Latsia, outside Nicosia on Saturday.

Hundreds of volunteers planted 2500 trees in a campaign supported by the Agriculture Ministry which is providing the saplings.


Yesterday’s effort is only the first step.  Organisers say that a total of 50,000 trees need to be planted on Apalos Hill.


Saturday’s event, organised by Latsia Municipality and 300,000 Trees in Nicosia,is just one of a a series of tree planting events underway around the island with one being organised in Flasou today.

 

(Photos and Video from the Facebook page of 300,000 Trees in Nicosia)