National Forestation Day

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National Forestation Day in Turkey in 2021

About National Forestation Day

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Dates of National Forestation Day
2022 Turkey Friday, November 11thNational Forestation Day
2021 Turkey Thursday, November 11thNational Forestation Day
2020 Turkey Wednesday, November 11thNational Forestation Day
2019 Turkey Monday, November 11thNational Forestation Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Forestation Day

As thousands of people in Turkey are set planted 11 million saplings on November 11th 2019, the nation’s president declared the day National Forestation Day, founding an annual national holiday. Stressing that industrialization is affecting the environment worldwide, Erdogan said that planting saplings across Turkey will improve biodiversity, protect the environment, and contribute to environmental awareness. He said the event will be held in all 81 of Turkey’s provinces. With 11 million plants set to take roots on a single day, the event is also hoping to set a new world record. Erdogan also underlined that forests are crucial not only for Turkey’s ecology, but also its economy. He said that Turkey is seeking to leave a healthier environment for future generations.

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