In total, more than 3 thousand square meters of the National Park will be intervened.
The recovery tasks of the National Park, where several indigenous communities were settled for seven months, continue. And as part of this process, this Sunday there will be a planting day, 120 trees and bushes, in which citizens can participate.
The park is currently sealed, while cleaning and sanitation work progressed, where la Special Administrative Unit for Public Services (UAESP). In a first stage, they removed 90 tons of waste. After completing these tasks, the District announced that the greening process will begin, with the intervention of more than 3 thousand square meters, which include the recovery of plant covers with pruning, cleaning, pest and disease control; soil preparation, fertilization and compost for new trees.
In #LaBogotáQueEstamosConstruyendo, this Sunday, June 5, we will carry out a recovery day for the green coverage of the National Park. We invite you to support the planting of 120🌳 new trees in this emblematic place in our city.
We are waiting for you!💚 pic.twitter.com/xPOPe6AgZD
– BOG Botanical Garden (@JBotanicoBogota) June 3, 2022
The intervention in the green areas of the site is led by Botanical Garden and has the support of beneficiaries of the Women who Regreen Program, the Administrative Department of the Public Space Ombudsman, the Local Mayor of Santa Fe, the San Diego Association and environmental groups, among others. entities and civil organizations.
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“We want to restore the natural conditions of the trees, garden areas and surroundings of this Park for reunion, sports and the enjoyment of citizens” he indicated Martha Perdomodirector of the Botanical Garden.
It should be noted that, according to studies carried out in the park, it is estimated that more than 70 plant species They disappeared during the occupation of the site by indigenous communities. For this reason, within the framework of the celebration of the World Environment Daythis Sunday there will be a greening day for the plant cover of the park in which you can participate the citizenship.
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Those interested in participating in the conference may reach the 10:30 in the morning to the main monument, on Carrera Séptima. It is recommended to volunteers wear comfortable clothing, wear gloves and wear protective elements for any variation in weather.
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