First Urban Forest in Dwarka using Miyawaki

First Urban Forest in Dwarka  using Miyawaki

The first Urban forest comes up in Dwarka Sector 7 using Miyawaki Technique- Environment enthusiasts came together to plant 180 trees using the Japanese technique in the green belt adjoining Brahma Apartments in sector 7 Dwarka. Native trees like Neem, Jamun, Amla, Peepal, Guava, Mango, Karonda, Kaner, Bamboo, Calandera etc……. were planted. Using this technique, plants grow very fast and the success rate of tree survival is more than 70%. The oxygen content of the area using this method is 30% more as compared to the traditional method of tree plantation.

The Project is led by Sh Madhukar Varshney and team members (Madhuri Varshney, Deepak Bhardwaj & Munish Kundra) from Rise foundation.

The occasion was graced by Palam Vidhana sabha MLA Sushree Bhawna Gaur, Dr Indra Mani (Senior Scientist, IARI), Sh. Selva Rajan founder of Green Circle, Sh. Ramesh Mumukshu, Environmentalist and several other environment enthusiasts. This project is based on #communityengagement and was crowd funded. We are very much thankful to all generous donors whose contribution and blessing made this project a successful one. We also pay are gratitude to Management of #brahma #apartment #sec7 for their whole hearted support.

Thanks a lot to Madhukar Varshney for sharing this story with Mission Green Delhi audience.

Miyawaki Forest Planted in Tilak Nagar by EcoSikh NGO

Miyawaki Forest Planted in Tilak Nagar by EcoSikh NGO

Massive forest development and plantation drive was organized by EcoSikh NGO at Shaheed Memorial Park at Tilak Vihar, Tilak Nagar, New Delhi on 16th Nov 2019. 1650 saplings were planted at the location using Miyawaki method. The forest is named as Guru Nanak Sacred Forest.

Miyawaki Forest

D. Akira Miyawaki, a botanist and expert in plants ecology invented this unique method of plantation. In Miyawaki method multi-layered saplings are planted close to each other. This blocks sunlight from reaching the ground and prevents weeds from growing, thus keeping the soil moist

Thanks to MGD Community members Dr. Madhu Ghai and Sunita Lamba for sharing this story with us. Please whatsapp us at 9910162399 to share your story with us.

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