National park "Curonian spit"
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Total 495 lots planted

  • BMW Group Russia
  • Dima Patkin
  • Alexey Kuznetsov
  • Сергей Татаринов
  • Anna Puzatykh
  • Evgeniya Mishuris
  • Pishchal Anna
  • Elena Sharaeva
  • Yegor Fomin
  • Alexander Voronin
  • Andrey Novikov
  • Masha Gourji
  • Violetta Poltoranina
  • Dmitry Ryzhikov
  • Olga Razenkova
  • Delina
  • Vincent Duijnhouwer
  • Анастасия Александровна
  • Vasily Melnikov
  • Людмила Оржеховская
  • Natalia Serezhenko
  • Katia Polikovskaya
  • Alexey Inshakov
  • Svetlana Anisimova
  • Andrey Sokirenko
  • Alina Gumerova
  • Irina Nyrkova
  • Evgeniya Lagutina
  • Alexey Bogdanov
  • Andrey Getmanov
  • Olga Sp
  • Robert Isajuk
  • Денис Дзюба
  • Кирилл Ястребов
  • Artur Fateev
  • Egor Dyachkov
  • Maria Davydova
  • Дмитрий Сарначев

Tree-planting services carrying the RealForestTM badge mean that:

  • all information provided about project was put in by professional local forester in whose direct responsibility lies the particular area’s sites.
  • it is based on the real data, obtained during site trailing
  • tree planting is executed by professional local forester at a time determined as appropriate for it
  • orders include forester’s expenses for: site preparation as moving dead forest, clearing, soil preparation; purchasing liners from a local nursery, paying fair labor costs for planting, post-planting care up to 5 years
  • it is real complete restoration of forests

 RealForestTM  helps global businesses efficiently allocate their resources, while at the same time, protect our environment, strengthen local economies and communities.




Why do I see standing forest?

When we started to design our service, we put an ambitious goal to literally "show" where you will plant your forest. We strongly believe that you have to restore only and only places where forest was damaged, not to sponsor someone's else packets. So why you still see forest on your screen?

Generally, there are two reasons for this:

  • We currently use Google maps. Depending on the date when satellite picture was captured, it may or may not reflect the real state of the territory. For example,imagery was captured in 2011, and wildfire causing death of forest occurred later in 2012.
  • It is dead wood on the picture , not alive forest. These are dead trees, usually suffered from bark beetle, which were not removed yet. And yet represent a high risk for future wildfires for the territory.

To make you feel the level of disaster we started to purchase newer satellite imageries for some territories and place them as layer above Google maps. Particularly, this is why on some of the sites you may see short-lived blinking from forested territory to the deforested one.

Bright future

Hopefully, now there start to emerge bootstrapped and VC backed strong mapping and satellite imagery startups aiming to bring realtime satellite imagery to the consumer space. Among whom are the MapBox and SkyBox. We will deploy their space powers to bring you the joy of watching your forests growing.

 

Justin Miller from MapBox at our Moscow facilities.
Justin Miller from MapBox at our Moscow facilities.




Сообщить о нарушении

Дорогие друзья, когда мы разрабатывали наш сервис, мы поставили перед собой амбициозную задачу - показать место, где вы будете сажать свой лес. Такой подход позволяет создать массу умных механизмов, в том числе способствующих общественному контролю за лесничим и территорией. Мы твердо убеждены в том, что вы должны восстанавливать леса исключительно у добросовестных лесничих.

Если вы заметили какое-либо нарушение в состоянии данного участка или саженцев, просим вас сообщить нам об этом. Мы рассмотрим ваше сообщение, свяжемся с лесничим, применим необходимые меры, если это потребуется.

How price is calculated?

PB = [PF x [1+ (FS /100)] x [1+ (FB /100)] х [1+ (FM /100)]] + FI

PB – Price seen by backer.
PF – Price per liner indicated by Forester.
Depending on stage of the forest restoration project this price encompasses in: cost of soil preparation, cost of liners, fair labor cost for planting and cost for 5 year-post planting care services.
FS – 2.9% fees charged by Stripe payments.
FB – 0.7% banking fees.
FM – 5% fee charged by Maraquia to be able to continue its operations.
FI  – n$ fee charged for the improvement of site's satellite imagery

 

Example:

PF = 2$
PB = (2$ x 1.029 x 1.007 x 1,05) + 0 = 2.18$




National park "Curonian spit"

33 Russia, Zelenogradsk · N55° 10' 41" E20° 51' 39"

National park "Curonian spit"

Russia, Zelenogradsk · N55° 10' 41" E20° 51' 39"


100% Current
stage
Funded
Scots Pine 100%
Planting
date
14 April 2014

What
happened
Windfall
Feature of
this forest
Coastal protection
Number of
trees
4,950 pcs
Total CO2
absorbed
16 tons
What
happened
Windfall
Feature of
this forest
Coastal protection
Number of
trees
4,950 pcs
Total CO2
absorbed
16 tons
Fire
Beetle woodworm
Windfall
Water replenishment
Coastal protection
Rare species habitat
Assistance to local communities
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17.11.201607:08

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

Друзья, спешим поделиться с вами, как поживают саженцы сосны обыкновенной, высаженные благодаря поддержке компании BMW Group Россия весной 2014 года. В июне и августе того же года за саженцами сосны проведен уход. Летом 2015 года сотрудниками парка проведено удаление нежелательной поросли, а также осуществлена оправка саженцев. Приживаемость культур по состоянию на осень 2016 года составляет более 70%.
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17.11.2016

Annual care

12.08.201512:11

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

Лето подходит к концу и мы можем наблюдать, насколько выросли наши сосны за эти полтора года.
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12.10.201414:56

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

Наступила осень, пришло время проведения инвентаризации лесных культур. Что это такое: это определение наличия лесных культур, их площади и состояния путем натурного обследования. Инвентаризацию проводят по окончании периода вегетации растений и учитывают только жизнеспособные растения с сохранившимся здоровым верхушечным побегом. Результаты инвентаризации показали, что приживаемость 99% - ... Read more это очень хороший результат!
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23.05.201414:56

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

Администрация парка благодарит компанию BMW Group Россия за позитивный пример ответственного бизнеса в России и уверена, что подобные акции вызовут широкий положительный резонанс в обществе и будут способствовать развитию социальной и экологической ответственности крупного бизнеса.
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23.05.201414:53

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

У нового леса был установлен информационный стенд, рассказывающий посетителям парка о вкладе BMW Group Россия, благодаря которому мы восстановили лес.
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23.05.201414:19

Мы не ожидали, что BMW так быстро отреагирует на предложение помочь парку восстановить погибший лес. Мне было очень приятно познакомиться с талантливыми и интересными ребятами из BMW, с гостеприимными сотрудниками парка, и увидеть своими глазами это знаменитое на весь мир место!
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23.05.201414:46

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Шикарно!
23.05.201416:30

Карлос Эричибарийя

Cool!
23.05.201413:57

Репортаж о том, как компания BMW Group Россия, ее сотрудники, а также сотни человек со всей России восстановили лес на Куршской косе.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6xiyhnRe2g
15.04.201413:14

Людмила Поплавская Заместитель директора по воспроизводству, сохранению лесов и научной деятельности National park "Curonian spit"

There is a famous Curonian Spit in the most western part of Russian Federation. It is the longest sand bay bar in the world, which separates fresh waters of Curonian Golf from salt waters of Baltic sea. Curonian Spit has infinite sand dunes, fields of lichens, pine woods and light birch groves.
In the very center of Curonian Spit, on the territory of “Golden Dunes” forestry, a pine forest is in need of restoration. ... Read more Mountain pines that grow here have lost their ability to maintain the environment and pose danger of fire.
It is estimated to plant 4860 new trees of Scots Pine and Red oak to protect the territory from forest fires and to harden the moving sand dunes.
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23.04.201412:10

Serj Kovalev

Какой замечательный сосновый лес!

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