The works fulfilled by the Forestry Development Department in 2015
Forestry Development Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Azerbaijan Republic in 2015 on all spheres there were taken various measures for realization of plan-forecast indexes and high agrotechnical laws. So, in 2015 to the contrary 10140 ha there was 10141 ha forest restoration, also 2635 ha the forest plants and sowing to 2636 ha forest plants. With the aim of plants there were carried out works in 4310,4 hectares and irrigation works in 33224,6 hectares. In hectares of land, in 2576,85 hectares reclamation works. To the opposite of plan-forecast there were provision of 175078,5 kg of seeds from different trees and bushes. During the year, there sowed in seeding fields with the size of 90,57 ha, in bringing up fields 67,51 ha 2638,9 thousand of seeds, in gross fields 12,88 ha 626 housand of freckles. In seeding fields there were planted 30236,59 thousand of different sowing materials. In 2015, there is a strong control of forest protection and guarding, during the year there were (illegal) trees chopping in the size of 102346, loss sum 146482 manat (in comparison with the same period of the previous year, 21352 m3 -less than 70%).There were taken certain measures and 185 works were sent to police and judge departments. With the aim of prediction of forests fires according to the demands of “Law on Fire Safety of the Azerbaijan Republic” there was no serious forests fires. After operatively annulling of forest fires there was no damage caused to the forests. All forest fires were extinguished promptly. In 2015, there supplied 27858 m3 fragments of woodchips, 6724 m3 taken on the task of removing garbage and hazardous waste from forests, a total of 34582 m3 timber supply. During 2015 year in the connection with using of forest lands the total in the size 435,7 ha there were concluded 153 agreements with different legal and physical persons. An amount of 31673 manat was estimated the right to use in accordance with contracts (land for recreation purpose is 26422 manat for 117,4hectares, for cultivation of agricultural crops is 5251 manat for 318,3 hectares).