National Park "Ugra"
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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.

Dear friends, when we started our service, we set ourselves an ambitious task - to show the place where you can plant your forest. In achieving that goal, the Treeography has at its disposal an array of tools, including promotion of public control over the forester and the territory and cooperation with responsible, professional and diligent foresters.

If you notice any violation of foresters' practice, the deterioration of the site or condition of seedlings, please inform us. Your report will be considered in high regard and all the necessary measures will be taken.

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



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

National Park "Ugra"

Галкинское участковое лесничество Russia, Kondrovo · N54° 42' 45" E35° 47' 54"

National Park "Ugra"

Russia, Kondrovo · N54° 42' 45" E35° 47' 54"

100% Текущий
Сбор средств завершен
English oak 100%
11 June 2014

полезен лес
Место обитания редкого вида
8,960 pcs
поглощено CO2
27 тонн
полезен лес
Место обитания редкого вида
8,960 pcs
поглощено CO2
27 тонн
Восстановление водных ресурсов
Защита берегов
Место обитания редкого вида
Помощь местному населению

Viktor Grishenkov Director National Park "Ugra"

Dear friends! We have conducted annual monitoring and are ready to share great news with you. According to the results of the inventory of the current year, the survival rate of forest crops amounted to 75%. The state of the young forest without obvious damage. No pests were detected at the site. Follow our reports and thank you for restoring the forest.
Дорогие друзья!
Мы провели ежегодный мониторинг и готовы поделиться с вами отличными новостями.
По итогам инвентаризации текущего года приживаемость лесных культур составила 75%. Состояние молодого леса без явных повреждений. Вредители на участке не были выявлены. Следите за нашими отчетами и спасибо, что восстанавливаете лес.
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Viktor Grishenkov Director National Park "Ugra"

In August 2018, agrotechnical cares for planting were carried out at all forestry sites. Oaks grow and grow stronger. Thank you for being with us!
В августе 2018 года на всех участках лесничества проведены агротехнические уходы за посадками. Дубы растут и крепнут. Спасибо, что вы с нами!
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Viktor Grishenkov Director National Park "Ugra"

Dear friends! We hurry to report that the survival rate on the site is 75%. The survival rate of forest crops is determined by the percentage ratio of the number of seats with preserved plants to the total number of seats taken into account on the test plot. When laying a trial area on a plot of forest crops, there should be at least 100 main tree species (oak) on it. Density and placement of plants are determined on trial ... Читать далее plots or reference sections of rows of forest crops located at equal distances along the diagonal of the forest area. The trial plot includes at least 4 rows of the main forest tree species (oak) and all variants of mixture of species presented on the site. Forest sites for assessing survival rate are examined during the period from planting to the assignment of land to forest-covered land (for oak this period is 8 years). For spring planting, the first survey is carried out in the autumn of the same year.
Дорогие друзья! Спешим сообщить что приживаемость на участке составляет 75%.Оценка приживаемости лесных культур определяется выраженным в процентах отношением числа посадочных мест с сохранившимися растениями к общему числу посадочных мест, учтенных на пробной площади. При закладке на участке лесных культур пробной площади на ней должно быть не менее 100 деревьев главной породы (дуба).Густота и размещение растений определяются на пробных площадях или учетных отрезках рядов лесных культур, расположенных через равные расстояния по диагонали лесного участка. В пробную площадь входит не менее 4 рядов главной лесной древесной породы (дуба) и все варианты смешения пород, представленные на участке.
Лесные участки для оценки приживаемости обследуют в период от посадки до отнесения площадей к покрытым лесной растительностью землям (для дуба этот период составляет 8 лет).
При весенней посадке первое обследование проводят осенью того же года.
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Viktor Grishenkov Director National Park "Ugra"

The role of care in the cultivation of oak is very large. The foresters say: "Oak likes to grow in a fur coat, but with an open head." Care should begin immediately after the threat of further growth of the oak in height appears. In the first years after planting, the number of departures must be at least 2 per season. Weeding out weeds and seedlings of soft-leaved species was carried out manually, directly ... Читать далее around the oak trunks. On both sides of a number of crops, on strips with a width of 0.4-0.5 meters, continuous mowing of weed grass and wood-shrub vegetation was carried out with the Stihl-480 crop wrenches. At all sites, the treatments were carried out in two steps. An indicator of the quality of planting in the engraftment stage (1-2 years) is their survival rate, determined by the ratio of the number of seats occupied by young trees of cultivated species, to the total number of seats taken into account, expressed as a percentage. According to the results of the inventory of landings of this year, the survival rate amounted to more than 85 percent.
Роль уходов при выращивании дуба очень велика. Лесоводы говорят: «Дуб любит расти в шубе, но с открытой головой». Уходы должны начинаться сразу же после появления угрозы дальнейшему росту дуба в высоту. В первые годы после посадок количество уходов должно быть не менее 2-х за сезон. Выпалывание сорной растительности и всходов мягколиственных пород проводилось вручную, непосредственно вокруг стволов дуба. По обе стороны от ряда культур, на полосах шириной по 0,4-0,5 метра, производилось сплошное выкашивание сорной травянистой и древесно-кустарниковой растительности мотокусторезами «Штиль-480». На всех участках уходы выполнялись в два приема.
Показателем качества посадок в стадии приживания (1-2 года) является их приживаемость, определяемая отношением числа посадочных мест, занятых молодыми деревьями культивируемых пород, к общему числу учтенных посадочных мест, выраженное в процентах. По итогам инвентаризации посадок этого года, приживаемость составила более 85 процентов.
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Annual care


Viktor Grishenkov Director National Park "Ugra"

Forest reproduction is the main method of restoring forest ecosystems disturbed by past economic activities. At the same time, new forest plantations should be close to their natural historical appearance in appropriate growing conditions. The most effective method of restoration of lost plantings is the creation of forest crops, reproduced by planting or planting. The experience of the national park ... Читать далее “Ugra” in the restoration of damaged and dead forest plantations in collaboration with the young Russian company “Passion Fruit”, which has developed a unique electronic service for reforestation, seems to be quite successful. Three years ago, four thousand pedunculate oak seedlings were planted with the support of Cisco and the platform. The participants successfully mastered the technology of planting, learned to use a special tree-planting tool - Kolesov’s sword and received a lot of positive emotions. However, in order for the saplings to successfully take root, they require annual agrotechnical and silvicultural care. We will tell about how the care of forest cultures took place in the next post.
Воспроизводство лесов – основной метод восстановления нарушенных прошлой хозяйственной деятельностью лесных экосистем. При этом новые лесные насаждения должны быть близки к их естественному историческому облику в соответствующих условиях произрастания.
Hаиболее эффективным методом реставрации утраченных насаждений является создание лесных культур, воспроизведённых путём посева или посадки. Достаточно успешным представляется опыт национального парка «Угра» по восстановлению поврежденных и погибших лесных насаждений в сотрудничестве с молодой Российской компанией «Маракуйя», разработавшей уникальный электронный сервис для лесовосстановления.
Три года назад при поддержке компании Cisco и платформы были высажены четыре тысячи сеянцев дуба черешчатого. Участники успешно освоили технологию посадок, научились пользоваться специальным лесопосадочным инструментом – мечом Колесова и получили массу позитивных эмоций. Однако для того, чтобы саженцы успешно прижились, за ними необходимы ежегодные агротехнические и лесоводственные уходы. О том, как проходили уходы за лесными культурами мы расскажем в следующем посте.
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