Within the framework of environmental management policies and in commemoration of World Environment Day, the Mayor's Office of Citizen Power of Managua, through the General Directorate of Environment and Urbanism, together with students from UNAN-Managua presented this Wednesday June 2, the progress of the Forest Census of the main tracks, as part of the inventory and their use as urban forest in the Capital.
The presentation was accompanied by the Mayor of Managua, Reyna Rueda Alvarado, who reported that the count was carried out during the period of March-May 2021, included 19 days for the gathering of information in 8 main tracks: United Nations, El Recreo, El Dorado, Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, Benjamín Zeledón, Juan Pablo II, Carretera a Masaya and Carretera Norte. For a total of 35 kilometers traveled and 4 thousand 459 trees registered, of which 60 percent of the predominant forest species are Neem, False Oak and Laurel of India.
"This is part of the planning of the Environment and Urbanism, we thank the young people, the teachers of the UNAN who have been willing to work on this census, important because it is health for the community, recreation and the improvement of the quality of life of the population ”, expressed Rueda.
"We have 19 tracks already covered, with the support of 25 students from the Biology and Environmental Management career, we hope to continue working hand in hand with the Mayor's Office for the census, which aims to know the species in our Capital", said the professor Alba González, coordinator of the Environmental Engineering degree at UNAN-Managua.
The capital authorities reiterated the commitment of the Good Government to establish action policies for the protection and health of the environment, since its detriment affects the well-being of the peoples and economic development in the world and they called on each and every one we help maintain and preserve our planet that is life for future generations.