It needs to be understood that trees are an effective way to prevent global warming and reduce pollution. Van Mahotsava is celebrated as a festival of life.
It is advisable to plant native trees they readily adapt to local climate, integrate into eco-system and have a high survival rate. Besides, such trees are helpful in supporting local birds, insects and animals.
State governments and civic bodies supply free saplings to schools, colleges and academic institutions, NGOs and welfare associations for planting trees.
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people,” political leader Franklin D. Roosevelt had warned long ago.
The best saying about tree plantation is by Lucy Larcom, which goes as, "He who plants a tree plants hope."
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